Creamy Chicken Carbonara Recipe

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Scarlett November 10, 2020
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How To Make Creamy Chicken Carbonara

If you are looking for ideas to make your chicken carbonara extra creamy, you have come to the right place. This dish requires a few ingredients as well.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 375gpack fresh pasta e parpadelle or fettuccini
  • 250gshort cut bacon cut into strips
  • 700gchicken breastcut into thick 2-inch strips
  • 1onionfinely chopped
  • 3clovesfresh garlic crushed or minced
  • 250gfat free cream cheese
  • 2large eggs
  • 1/4cupgrated parmesan cheese
  • 1cupreserved pasta water

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta following packet instructions for about 8 minutes, or until al dente. Drain pasta and return to the pot.

  2. While pasta is boiling, whisk cream cheese and eggs together in a large bowl until smooth and lump-free. Add the parmesan and set aside.

  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onions and bacon.

  4. Fry until bacon is crisp. Add the garlic and chicken, and cook until chicken is cooked through.

  5. Reduce heat and pour cream cheese and egg mixture into the pan while stirring quickly and gently to distribute evenly throughout the chicken.

  6. Continue to stir gently for a further minute while adding the reserved water until the sauce has cooked and thickened.

  7. Add the sauce into the pot of pasta, and toss gently until pasta is evenly coated.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 656.86kcal
  • Fat: 32.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.69g
  • Fiber: 0.39g
  • Sugar: 3.71g
  • Protein: 47.82g
  • Cholesterol: 219.01mg
  • Sodium: 769.68mg
  • Calcium: 261.93mg
  • Potassium: 632.01mg
  • Iron: 3.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 85.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.01mg
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