Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Aminah Rizwan chicken recipe

Another delicious recipe by the "Young-Chef-at-Home". A tasty Italian classic made by yours truly! Easy to make at home! Take 100% control of what goes into your food and becomes part of your body. 

Serves 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Ready In: 33 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt & pepper
  • 16 oz penne pasta, cooked
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley

Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk(480 mL)
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Method:

  • In a pan over medium-high heat, melt butter, then add the chicken breast.
  • Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and basil. Cook 8-10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Remove from heat and set chicken aside.
  • In the same pan over medium heat, melt butter and add the garlic. Cook until the garlic begins to soften.
  • Add half of the flour to the garlic and butter, stirring until incorporated.Then add the rest of the flour and stir.
  • Pour in the milk a little bit at a time, stirring well in between, until fully incorporated and sauce begins to thicken.
  • Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and basil, and stir well to incorporate. Add cheese.
  • Pour the sauce over cooked penne pasta, add the chicken and mix well. Add parsley and extra parmesan. Mix well.
  • Enjoy!



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