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Creamy Chicken and Shrimp Alfredo

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars
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"You'll love my twist on this creamy Alfredo. It's a little heavy on the hips, but worth every bite. A perfect match with a nice green salad, and you must have garlic bread to sop up this creamy sauce."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 681
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add trottole and cook at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain.
  2. Heat remaining olive oil in a large skillet and add garlic, basil, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Add chicken; cook and stir until browned, about 10 minutes.
  3. Melt butter over medium heat in the large pot used to make the pasta. Add cream cheese and stir until creamy, about 1 minute. Add 2 cups milk and heavy cream, stirring until warm, about 5 minutes. Add Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and continue stirring. Add more milk to thin sauce, if needed. Add pesto and sun-dried tomatoes.
  4. Stir cooked chicken and pasta into the sauce. Add shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turns orange, 6 to 8 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 681 calories; 44.5 33.8 36 189 555 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Five for taste, but three for instructions. Blending the pesto, sun dried tomatoes, chicken and shrimp into the sauce creates an less than favorable presentation. There’s no reason why the sauce...

Most helpful critical review

Not enough flavor. Of course adding salt after it’s done helps but I shouldn’t have to add anything after it’s done if it’s good. I followed directions to a T and was underwhelmed. I would make ...

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Five for taste, but three for instructions. Blending the pesto, sun dried tomatoes, chicken and shrimp into the sauce creates an less than favorable presentation. There’s no reason why the sauce...

Good recipe (however very fattening). I made the recipe according to the directions and it was so rich, we could hardly eat it. I think if you sub lite cream cheese for the full fat cream chee...

Not enough flavor. Of course adding salt after it’s done helps but I shouldn’t have to add anything after it’s done if it’s good. I followed directions to a T and was underwhelmed. I would make ...

My family loves this. I will make it again

Awesome! Yes I will make again.

I made it for tonight's dinner, it was excellant! Although my loca! store doesn't carry a wide variety of pasta I used Bowties instead.

I was not a fan of this recipe. I'm a cheese lover but thought the cheese overwhelmed the dish. If I were to make this again, I'd also cook the shrimp separately before adding it in. Every bi...

I did not have all of the ingredients 9bad shopping0, SO i improvised by adding some peas for extra taste and texture. It worked. Thecomno of all of the ingredients was very good.