Martha Stewart and Food.com offer quick and simple recipes for Chicken Alfredo that have many good reviews. These recipes require few ingredients and make for a satisfying family dinner, according to the reviews.
To make simple Chicken Alfredo, gather 1 pound of chicken, 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, 2 cups of heavy cream, 4 cloves of peeled garlic, 1 pound of fettuccine, some salt and ground white pepper and 3/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese, plus some extra cheese for serving.
Cut the chicken into small strips, season them with salt and pepper, and then saute them in butter. Cook the fettuccine according to the instructions on the package. Meanwhile, allow the garlic cloves to simmer in heavy cream in a separate pot. Pour the cream onto the chicken, remove the garlic cloves, and stir in the Parmesan cheese. Toss the chicken mixture with the pasta, and serve the mixture with the remaining Parmesan.
For a cheesier Chicken Alfredo, gather 3 tablespoons of sweet butter, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 minced cloves of garlic, 2 cups of heavy cream, 1/4 teaspoon of ground white pepper, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese and 12 ounces of angel hair pasta.
In a medium saucepan, saute the chicken in butter, and add in minced garlic, salt, pepper and heavy cream, and bring the ingredients to a simmer. Add the Parmesan cheese, and simmer for an additional 8 to 10 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Add in the mozzarella cheese, and stir until the sauce is smooth. Meanwhile, prepare the pasta according to the package directions. To serve, spoon the sauce over the pasta.