Chicken with Chipotle Alfredo Sauce

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this delicious chicken served with chipotle Alfredo sauce - ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked penne pasta (6 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), finely chopped
1
jar (16 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken and garlic in oil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in chile and Alfredo sauce; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Serve chicken mixture over pasta; sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

To keep cilantro fresh for a few days, freshly cut the stems and place in a container in an inch or two of water. Cover loosely with a plastic bag and refrigerate.

Alfredo sauce comes in a variety of flavors; experiment to find your favorite.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
740
(
Calories from Fat
400),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
44g
44%
(Saturated Fat
24g,
24%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
185mg
185%;
Sodium
530mg
530%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.