Recipes that combine chicken and fettuccine include the chicken Alfredo with fettuccine recipe from Martha Stewart and the creamy fettuccine with chicken and leeks recipe from Real Simple. Both recipes pair chicken and fettuccine with a rich sauce that features heavy cream as the key ingredient.
Prepare chicken Alfredo with fettuccine by sprinkling salt and white pepper onto 1 pound of sliced chicken. Heat up 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter in a pan, and fry the chicken. Simmer 4 cloves of garlic with 2 cups of heavy cream in a pot for 10 minutes. Discard the garlic, and transfer the cream into the pan with the chicken, along with 3/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese. Cook 1 pound of fettuccine according to the packet directions, and then combine the fettuccine with the sauce. Top each serving with more Parmesan.
Make creamy fettuccine with chicken and leeks by cutting the white and pale green parts of 1 leek into thin slices. Cook 3/4 pound of fettuccine according to the package instructions, and discard the cooking liquid. Soften the leeks in 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter with 3/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper. Pour in 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream and 1 tablespoon of lemon zest, and allow the sauce to simmer until it starts to thicken. Mix in 3 cups of shredded rotisserie chicken, and cook the mixture for another two minutes before combining it with the fettuccine, along with another tablespoon of lemon zest.