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Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Mastering the Art of Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Indulging in a plate of Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pasta is an experience that tantalizes the taste buds and warms the soul. Picture succulent slices of chicken breast nestled amidst perfectly cooked fettuccine pasta, all bathed in a luscious, creamy Alfredo sauce. This Italian classic, often savored in restaurants, can now grace your dinner table with ease and flair. Dive into the culinary journey of crafting this delectable dish from scratch, right in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Unveiling the Ingredients

Before embarking on your culinary adventure, assemble the key players for this delightful feast:


  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon of onion powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound (450 g) of boneless, skinless chicken breasts (approximately 2 breast halves)
  • Extra virgin olive oil for cooking

Alfredo Sauce:

  • 8 tablespoons (113 g) of butter, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups (475 ml) of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 garlic clove, grated or finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ¾ cup of grated Parmesan cheese


  • 8 ounces (225 g) of fettuccine pasta (or any long pasta variety)
  • ¼ cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley

Crafting the Culinary Masterpiece

Preparing the Chicken:

  1. Begin by seasoning the chicken breasts with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper on both sides.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  3. Cook the chicken until golden brown and cooked through, approximately 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Once cooked, set the chicken aside to rest while you prepare the sauce.

Cooking the Pasta:

  1. In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, typically 8-10 minutes.
  3. Drain the pasta in a colander and set aside.

Crafting the Alfredo Sauce:

  1. In the same skillet used for the chicken, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the heavy whipping cream, garlic, and salt, bringing the mixture to a low boil.
  3. Allow the sauce to reduce and thicken, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the skillet from heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese until the sauce is smooth and creamy.

Serving the Delight:

  1. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the Alfredo sauce, tossing until well coated.
  2. Transfer the pasta to a serving dish or keep it in the skillet for a rustic presentation.
  3. Slice the rested chicken into ½-inch pieces and arrange them over the pasta.
  4. Drizzle any juices from the chicken over the dish and sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.

Tips and Tricks for Perfection

  • When selecting cream for the Alfredo sauce, opt for heavy whipping cream or heavy cream for a rich, velvety texture.
  • Avoid using milk or half-and-half, as they may not provide the desired consistency without thickeners.
  • Leftovers can be refrigerated for up to 3 days, though note that the sauce may be absorbed by the pasta over time.
  • Reheat leftovers in a skillet with a splash of chicken stock or additional cream to rejuvenate the sauce.


In conclusion, mastering the art of Homemade Chicken Alfredo Pasta is within reach for any home cook willing to embark on this culinary journey. By following these simple yet detailed instructions, you can recreate the magic of restaurant-quality Alfredo pasta in your own kitchen. Elevate your dining experience and treat yourself to a taste of Italian indulgence tonight!

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?