Creamy Chicken Pasta Recipe

Delicious fettuccini pasta slathered in a thick, creamy sauce and topped with tender chicken breast strips…what could be more comforting after a long day of work than a plateful of this rich comfort food that’s easy to prepare, but tastes like the mouthwatering main of a fancy Italian restaurant? Similar to the beloved carbonara, this creamy pasta recipe makes use of the buttery notes of white wine, thyme, garlic and lemon zest to add a touch of nuance to the béchamel sauce. Topped with parmesan cheese and packed with button mushrooms, this is definitely a meal to look forward to when you’re in much need of treating yourself. Serve this with garlic bread and a glass of white wine left from the bottle you used to transport yourself to Italy and its sunny surroundings—you’ll feel much better after a second helping of this amazing dish.

Ingredients:

  • 375g fettuccine pasta, cooked
  • ‘1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 chicken breast fillet, strips
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped
  • 150g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic gloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 300ml bechamel sauce (white sauce)
  • Parmesan Cheeses

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat 2 tabelspoons oil in a large, deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken strips and cook.
  2.  Add onion. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes or until softened. Add mushrooms. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until just tender. Add garlic, thyme and lemon zest. Cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or ubtil coated. Add wine. Bring to boil, stirring. Reduce heat to low. Add bechamel sauce. Stir to combine. Simmer fro 2 to 3minutes or until heated through.
  3. Add pasta and chicken to mushroom mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Spoon into bowls. Top with grated parmesan and extra thyme. Serve.

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