dreamy chicken pasta

a recipe by
Linda Tarpening
Marina, CA

This is my favorite Chicken Alfredo recipe ever! I got this recipe from another website and have adapted it and added the basil. It really makes the sauce!

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For dreamy chicken pasta

  • 10 oz
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 lg
    chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 oz
    chopped spinach
  • 3 oz
    sun dried tomato
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil

How To Make dreamy chicken pasta

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to pasta directions.
  • 2
    Before draining pasta set aside a cup of the salted pasta water just in case.
  • 3
    For chicken… Sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and pepper
  • 4
    Melt half the butter in a large skillet over high heat
  • 5
    Add chicken and cook for two minutes on each side until deep golden brown.
  • 6
    Remove chicken on the plate rest for a few minutes and then shred.
  • 7
    For the sauce… Turn down the heat to medium high. In the same skillet add remaining butter and garlic.
  • 8
    Cook garlic slowly for 30 seconds until golden, then add the wine.
  • 9
    Stir garlic and wine, simmer. Once mostly evaporated, add chicken broth, cream, Parmesan cheese and sun-dried tomatoes.
  • 10
    Simmer on medium for 3 to 5 minute stirring until it reduces and thickens. Add basil
  • 11
    Add spinach, chicken, and pasta. Toss pasta until the sauce thickens and coats pasta well. Use pasta water to thin sauce if needed. A little at a time.

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