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Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 419 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil divided
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1.5 pounds chicken breasts sliced thin lengthwise
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup plain whole milk greek yogurt
  • 1 cup fine shredded parmesan cheese about 2 oz
  • 8 oz dry fettuccine noodles or any shape pasta
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • extra parmesan cheese for serving
  • fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped for garnish


  1. Cook fettuccine pasta according to package directions.

  2. Pat thinly sliced chicken breasts dry, season with salt and pepper.

  3. Heat 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat, brown chicken on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

  4. Reduce heat, add additional tablespoon of olive oil and garlic to pan. Sauté garlic for about one minute.

  5. Add chicken broth to pan, increase heat and scrape off browned bits from bottom of pan. 

  6. Whisk in heavy cream and greek yogurt.

  7. Return chicken to pan and let simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce has reduced slightly. 

  8. Remove chicken breasts from pan, and set aside to be sliced for serving. 

  9. Remove pan from heat and stir in parmesan cheese until melted. Season with additional salt and pepper as needed. 

  10. Serve over chicken and fettuccine, sprinkle with additional parmesan cheese and fresh flat-leaf parsley. 

Recipe Notes

Full fat greek yogurt, heavy cream and freshly grated parmesan cheese should be used for best results. 

Per serving with pasta:

Calories: 419

Carbs: 44

Fat: 16

Protein: 24

Sodium: 296

Sugar: 4


Per serving without pasta:

Calories: 219

Carbs: 2

Fat: 15

Protein: 17

Sodium: 296

Sugar: 2

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 419
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.