Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish originating from Italy. It is one of the most popular dishes in the world and it has evolved. It is usually considered as a main course garnished with chopped parsley or other ingredients. This easy and simple homemade chicken fettuccine alfredo recipe is a perfect dish for that Friday dinner.
• 2 lbs chicken breast (sliced into strips)
• 1 lb white mushrooms (sliced thickly)
• 3/4 lbs fettuccine pasta
• 3 1/2 cups half and half
• 3 cloves garlic (minced)
• 1 small onion (finely chopped)
• 1/4 cup parsley (finely chopped)
• 3 tbsp olive oil (divided)
• 1 tbsp butter
• Sea salt to taste
• 1/4 tsp black pepper
This recipe takes about 35 minutes. Serves 8.
Cook the fettuccine pasta according to the package instructions.
Drain and set aside.
Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Set a large and deep pan over medium-high heat.
Add 2 tbsp olive oil and let it heat.
Saute chicken and stir occasionally for 5 minutes.
Remove the chicken and transfer to a plate.
On the same pan, add 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp butter.
Saute onion for 3 minutes or until soft.
Add sliced mushrooms.
Saute and stir occasionally for 5-7 minutes or until mushrooms are browned and liquid is evaporated.
Add ginger and stir for 30 seconds.
Add half and half.
Stir it lightly and bring to a light boil.
Let it cook for 6-10 minutes or until it slightly thickens.
Add cooked chicken and chopped parsley.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir until well combined.
Add fettuccine pasta and mix well together.
Cover and let it rest for 10 minutes or until the sauce coats the pasta.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPPcNPdq_j4