Creamy Chicken Alfredo Pasta Recipe

Chef Randy , On October 7, 2022

This chicken Alfredo pasta recipe uses linguine pasta noodles.

Level: Easy

Time: 30min

Cost: Low

Easy Alfredo Chicken Pasta Recipe Overview

This Alfredo chicken pasta is incredibly easy to make, since it uses just one skillet, cooked pasta and simple ingredients. In terms of flavor profile, Alfredo sauce is a derivative of béchamel sauce – on of the 5 French mother sauces. The chicken is cooked over low heat for longer making it very juicy, and tender. Toss the chicken in with the perfect al-dente linguine, and you couldn’t ask for a better chicken Alfredo recipe lunch or dinner recipe.

Kitchen Tools For This Alfredo Chicken Pasta Recipe:

  • Pot to boil pasta

  • Skillet

  • Measuring cups

  • Measuring spoons

  • Wooden spoon or silicone spatula

Tools For This Alfredo Recipe.

Chicken Alfredo pasta recipe tools

Classic Alfredo Chicken Recipe Ingredients:

    Chicken Recipe Ingredients

  • Chicken breast – 2 large cut into 1” cubes

  • Butter – 2 tablespoons

  • Oregano – ½ teaspoon dried

  • Basil – ½ teaspoon dried

  • Kosher Salt – ½ teaspoon

  • Black pepper – ½ teaspoon

  • Linguine Pasta – 16 oz

  • Parsley – ¼ cup fresh

  • Parmesan Cheese – ¼ cup freshly grated

  • Alfredo Sauce Recipe Ingredients

  • Butter – 1/4 stick

  • Flour – 1 Tablespoon all purpose

  • Cream – 3/4 Cup heavy whipping cream

  • Garlic – 2 Teaspoons minced

  • Basil – 2 Teaspoons dried

  • Italian seasoning – 1 Teaspoon

  • Kosher salt – ½ Teaspoon

  • Black pepper – ¼ Teaspoon

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano – 2 Cups freshly grated. (American canned or pre grated parmesan not recommended)

How to Make Alfredo Chicken Recipe.

Pasta Alfredo Recipe Ingredients

How To Cook Alfredo Chicken Recipe

    Cook the Chicken

  1. Start by slicing your chicken into cubes and season.

    melt ingredients

    Cube your chicken and toss with seasoning.

  2. In a pan over medium-high heat, melt butter to create your Alfredo chicken sauce. Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and basil. Cook 8-10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Remove from heat and set chicken aside.

    Add chicken bits recipe

    Melt the butter, then add the chicken bits.

  3. Make the Alfredo Chicken Sauce in the same skillet

  4. In the same pan over medium heat, melt butter and then add the flour.

    Add chicken bits recipe

    Start the Alfredo chicken sauce.

  5. Cook while stirring until well blended and creamy but don’t let it start to brown. We want it to stay fairly light in color. Add the seasonings and stir again.

    Add chicken bits recipe

    Add parsley and cheese to Alfredo sauce.

  6. Pour in the cream a little bit at a time, stirring well as you go. It will look lumpy at first, but keep stirring and it will come together. Adjust thickness by adding a little more cream if it gets too thick.

    Add chicken bits recipe

    Add linguine past to the Alfredo chicken sauce recipe.

  7. Once all is blended and creamy, add parmesan cheese and stir until melted.

  8. Add chicken bits recipe

    Add the chicken bits over Alfredo sauce and toss.

  9. Add the pasta and cooked chicken into the skillet and toss until hot.

    Plate and serve

    Serve your chicken Alfredo pasta recipe. Enjoy!

Common Questions About This Alfredo Chicken Recipe

How do you store this quick and easy Alfredo recipe? Store leftovers in an airtight container for 2-3 days. Reheat in a skillet or the microwave.

Chef Randy

After graduating from LeCordon Bleu at the top of his class Chef Randy dove head-first into a culinary career working in many top-tier restaurants including the Golden 1 Center Arena as a lead cook. He later owned and operated a mobile woodfired pizza concept where he championed whole and natural ingredients. Chef Randy is passionate about healthy food and developing relationships with local providers for true farm-to-fork food production.