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Fettucini alfredo with spicy chicken


Alfredo with spicy chicken. 

Fettucini alfredo is a delicious week night dinner. It is easy to make and delicious. 

You can get homemade pasta for this dish at Lotsa Pasta in Louisville. It is only about an hour from Lexington and the store holds homemade pastas, fresh cheeses and homemade sauces. 

At Lotsa Pasta there is also a cafe with panini, subs, salads and soups. It is a great place to eat lunch and pick up some high quality cooking ingredients. 

After buying your high quality ingredients, you are ready to make this delicious dish. If desired, there are many ways to make this alfredo recipe healthier for you. First, you can use whole wheat pasta. The sauce will give the pasta all of flavor so the dish will still taste great. 

Second, you can use skim milk instead of heavy cream. The sauce won't be as creamy but it will be much healthier for you. 

And third you could cut the butter down to one tablespoon. If you do this cut the flour down to one tablespoon too, because they need to be in equal parts. The sauce won't be as thick, but the fat will go down. Enjoy the following recipe, low-fat or regular! 

Fettucini Alfredo with spicy chicken 

Ingredients

2 teaspoons paprika

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

3 boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

3/4 cup white wine

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper 

3/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Fettucini pasta, 8 ounces, cooked al dente- spaghetti or angel hair would also work fine.  

Recipe

1. Combine the first six ingredients in a shallow bow. Add the chicken and coat with the seasoning. Grill the chicken until fully cooked. Set aside. 

2. In a large pan combine the butter, garlic and shallot. Let cook 2-3 minutes. Whisk in the flour and cook one minute. Turn down the heat to low.  Add the wine and whisk. Add the cream and continue stirring. Season with salt and pepper. 

3. Add the parmesan cheese and stir until it melts. Add the pasta and combine. Serve with the grilled chicken on top. 

Comments

  • Kristin King - Norfolk Cooking Examiner 4 years ago

    Your sauce looks really light in this picture; I like it! There's nothing worse than a super heavy alfredo.

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