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Easy And Delicious Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne

Let’s dive into the scrumptious world of Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne—a delightful, restaurant-quality dish that’s a breeze to whip up with just a handful of ingredients. 😋

Imagine Penne Pasta Draped In A Creamy, Buttery Sauce And Flavorful Seasoned Grilled Chicken.

Italian food is all about comfort, right? I’m talking about those steamy pasta bowls, that buttery roasted garlic bread, and those rich, flavorful sauces – it’s like a hug for your taste buds! And there are times when you just crave that comfort right in your own kitchen.

Today we’ve got a recipe that’s going to make you say ‘Mangia!’ faster than you can twirl your fork. This Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne is the real deal. So, let’s get cooking! 🍝🍗 👩‍🍳

To Make The Creamiest Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne, You Will Need:

(Full measurements listed below)

  • Chicken (preferably boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs)
  • Penne pasta
  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Heavy cream
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

How To Make Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne, Step-By-Step:

Step 1: Mix the spices and marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2: Grill the chicken for 6-8 minutes per side until fully cooked. Let it rest for a few minutes, then slice it into thin strips.

Step 3: In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.

Step 4: Add the all-purpose flour, ensuring a smooth texture while keeping the heat low. Gradually stir in the milk and cream cheese. Add the heavy cream, continuing to stir until the sauce becomes smooth and creamy. Incorporate all the seasonings.

Step 5: Add the cooked pasta to the skillet, thoroughly coating it with the Alfredo sauce. Sprinkle in mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan.

Step 6: Place the sliced grilled chicken on top of the pasta, garnish with parsley then enjoy your freshly made Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne.

Estimate Nutritional Information:

Serving: 1 serving

Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 1708mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 1.3mg

Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne Cooking Tips:

Don’t forget to heavily salt boiling pasta water.

Reserve 1 cup of pasta water and add in as needed.

Cook pasta to al dente (don’t rinse.)

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can I use pre-cooked chicken for this recipe?

Yes, you can use pre-cooked chicken if you have leftovers or prefer a quicker option.

2. Can I use different types of pasta?

Absolutely, you can use other pasta shapes like fettuccine, linguine, or spaghetti.

3. How do I reheat leftovers?

Reheat gently on the stove or in the microwave, adding a little cream or milk to maintain creaminess.

4. Can I make this dish vegetarian?

Certainly, omit the chicken and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth in the Alfredo sauce.

5. Can I use whole wheat pasta as a healthier option?

Yes, whole wheat pasta is a good choice for a healthier twist.

6. What can I serve as a side dish with this recipe?

A simple green salad or garlic bread pairs nicely with this dish.

7. How can I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Grab Your Apron And Let’s Make This Delicious Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne!

Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne

I hope you enjoyed this Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne recipe as much as I do. It is a perfect dish for any occasion, whether you want to impress your guests or treat yourself to a cozy and comforting meal.

Let us know how it turned out for you in the comments below and share the pictures with us on Pinterest and Facebook. Be sure to follow us for more recipes in the future. Happy cooking🥄🍝🍗

Easy And Delicious Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne

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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon red chili flakes
  • 1 ½ tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • A pinch of rosemary
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 oz penne pasta, boiled
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese
  • ⅔ cup mozzarella cheese
  • ⅔ cup parmesan cheese

Instructions

Step 1: Mix 1 tbsp smoked paprika, ½ tbsp black pepper, ½ tbsp salt, ½ tbsp garlic powder, ½ tbsp dried parsley and a pinch of rosemary in a bowl. Put the chicken breasts in and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2: Grill the chicken for 6-8 minutes per side until fully cooked. Let it rest for a few minutes, then slice it into thin strips.

Step 3: In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the all-purpose flour, ensuring a smooth texture while keeping the heat low. Gradually stir in the milk and cream cheese. Add the heavy cream, continuing to stir until the sauce becomes smooth and creamy.

Step 4: Incorporate 1 tbsp red chili flakes, 1 tbsp dried parsley, 1 tbsp oregano, salt, and pepper to your preferred taste.

Step 5: Add the cooked pasta to the skillet, thoroughly coating it with the Alfredo sauce. Sprinkle in mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan.

Step 6: Place the sliced grilled chicken on top of the pasta, garnish with parsley then enjoy your freshly made Grilled Chicken Alfredo Penne.

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