Coconut Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

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Christy Modified: June 1, 2021
Coconut Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

How To Make Coconut Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Allergic to dairy but love a good creamy pasta? Say no more. We’ve got you a dairy-free fettucine alfredo pasta that uses coconut sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4chicken breasts,boneless, skinless, about 1inch (2.5 cm) thick
  • tspkosher salt,divided, plus more to taste
  • tspfreshly ground black pepper,divided
  • 5tbspolive oil,divded
  • ¾lbfettuccine pasta,uncooked
  • 1large shallot,minced
  • 6garlics,minced
  • 3tbspall purpose flour
  • 13.5ozcoconut milk
  • 1cupchicken stock,or vegetable stock
  • 1tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • parsley,fresh, minced, to taste

Instructions

  1. Season the chicken all over with 11/2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Once the oil is shimmering, add the chicken breasts, two at a time, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, until golden brown. Add more olive oil, if needed.

  4. Flip and cook on the other side for 4 to 5 minutes more, until golden brown and the internal temperature reads 165 degrees F.

  5. Remove from the pan, set aside, and cover to keep warm while you repeat with the remaining chicken.

  6. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil over high heat.

  7. Once at a rolling boil, generously salt the water then add the fettuccine.

  8. Cook according to the package instructions. Drain and return to the pot.

  9. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat.

  10. Once the oil is hot, add the shallots and garlic, season with a pinch of salt, and cook until the shallot is translucent, for 3 to 4 minutes.

  11. Stir in the flour and whisk for 3 to 4 minutes, until golden brown.

  12. Add the coconut milk and chicken stock.

  13. Bring up to a low boil and cook for about 1 minute, then reduce the heat to low-medium and cook, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 10 minutes.

  14. Stir in the lemon juice and season with the remaining 2 teaspoons salt and 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper.

  15. Pour the sauce over the fettuccine and toss well to coat. Slice the chicken.

  16. Divide the pasta between bowls and top with the chicken. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1069.70kcal
  • Fat: 55.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 89.55g
  • Fiber: 4.82g
  • Sugar: 5.32g
  • Protein: 54.52g
  • Cholesterol: 113.16mg
  • Sodium: 1171.44mg
  • Calcium: 143.75mg
  • Potassium: 1114.64mg
  • Iron: 7.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 63.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.07mg
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