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chicken carbonara with asparagus nor's

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Nor Mac
Northern, MA

I love Carbonara dishes. I decided to combine sun dried,tomatoes, and a lot of Garlic to it. All blended in to a cream sauce with Chicken,and Asparagus. It is a hit with my family. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

(4 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken carbonara with asparagus nor's

  • 2 lb
    chicken tenders,or boneless breast cubed
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 lb
    penne pasta
  • 1
    bunch of asparagus ends cut on diagonal ,and in half
  • 10
    sun dried tomatoes packed in oil chopped
  • 1/3 c
    white cooking wine
  • 4
    large cloves of garlic chopped and divided
  • 1/4 c
    fine chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 - 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese,
  • 1
    egg yolks

How To Make chicken carbonara with asparagus nor's

  • 1
    Cook the bacon,and set aside. Leave 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings in pan. Cut chicken in to cubes. Fry the chicken in the bacon fat. Sprinkle with garlic salt,and pepper. When almost cooked. add 1 clove of chopped garlic to pan to finish cooking chicken. Remove chicken from pan, and set aside.
  • 2
    In to the pan add the chopped onion. when onion is almost cooked through,add the 3 cloves of chopped garlic,and sun dried tomatoes. cook for one minute.
  • 3
    In a large kettle boil water and cook asparagus aldente. Do not over cook. Remove asparagus with tongs to platter,and set aside. In to the water cook the Penne pasta aldente ( not soft) Drain pasta.
  • 4
    Add the white wine to the pan with the garlic and tomatoes. Cook stirring until wine is cooked down. Add basil,Cayenne,oregano,parsley stir to combine.
  • 5
    whisk the egg in to the cream. whisk well. add the Parmesan cheese. Add to pan with the herb garlic mixture. Stir in the salt,and pepper.Bring to a boil and stir to thicken. Reduce to simmer. Add the chicken Coat well stirring to combine.
  • 6
    Pour sauce with chicken in to Penne pasta and coat well. Add the crumbled bacon,and asparagus. Coat to combine. Ready to serve. Enjoy.