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Nutty Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Nutty Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Chicken strips coated with ground walnuts and served with a creamy Parmesan sauce makes this a fast elegant meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first six ingredients. Add chicken in batches; toss to coat. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, red pepper and onion in oil for 6-8 minutes until chicken juices run clear and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, cook fettuccine according to package directions. In a saucepan, combine the milk, cream cheese and Parmesan cheese; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Drain fettuccine; top with chicken mixture and sauce. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 772 calories, 47 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 452 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 52 g protein.