Restaurant-Style Chicken Scampi

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Coated chicken tenders tossed with hot cooked pasta, bell pepper, onion, and garlic in four cheese Alfredo sauce. This is a delicious, rich chicken scampi very similar to that served at a well known Italian restaurant chain. Perfect with a green salad with Italian-style salad dressing and breadsticks!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound raw chicken tenders or strips

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 (16 ounce) package spaghetti

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/2 inch wide strips

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2 inch wide strips

  • 1 yellow bell peppers, cut into 1/2 inch wide strips

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic

  • 1 ½ cups four cheese Alfredo sauce

  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Place chicken and flour in a large resealable plastic bag; seal bag and shake to coat. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Shake excess flour off chicken; cook and stir in hot oil for 4 to 5 minutes each side, or until golden brown and cooked through (juices run clear). Remove from skillet and place in a medium bowl; set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, reserving 2/3 cup cooking water, and return pasta to pot. Set aside pasta and cooking water.

  3. Wipe skillet with paper towel. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in skillet over medium heat. Add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, onion, and garlic and cook and stir for 3 minutes. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 3 minutes more or until vegetables are tender.

  4. Stir in Alfredo sauce, cover and heat for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add to reserved pasta in pot, then add reserved cooking water and chicken. Toss to mix, pour into serving bowls and sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

548 Calories
13g Fat
74g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 548
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 293mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 74g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 108mg 542%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 666mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.