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5-Ingredient Broccoli Chicken Alfredo

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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You’re just five easy ingredients away from this tasty Alfredo dish.

Janelle Shank Janelle Shank
May 4, 2016

Ingredients

1/2
cup cut-up (bite-size) fresh broccoli
3/4
lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
Salt and pepper
1/2
cup unsalted butter
1
cup whipping cream
1 1/2
cups grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 Fill medium bowl with ice water; place next to stove. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 2 cups water to boiling. Add heaping teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup cut-up (bite-size) fresh broccoli; cook 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli with slotted spoon; immediately plunge into ice water. Drain; set aside.
  • 2 Heat sauté pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3/4 lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces; season with salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink in center. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3 In 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat 1/2 cup unsalted butter and 1 cup whipping cream to a simmer. Add 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper; cook and stir about 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4 Stir in broccoli and chicken. Serve.
  • 1 Fill medium bowl with ice water; place next to stove. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 2 cups water to boiling. Add heaping teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup cut-up (bite-size) fresh broccoli; cook 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli with slotted spoon; immediately plunge into ice water. Drain; set aside.
  • 2 Heat sauté pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3/4 lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces; season with salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink in center. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3 In 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat 1/2 cup unsalted butter and 1 cup whipping cream to a simmer. Add 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper; cook and stir about 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4 Stir in broccoli and chicken. Serve.

Expert Tips

Serve over rice or pasta for a more filling meal!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
645.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
56.1g
86%
Saturated Fat
31.0g
155%
Cholesterol
186.9mg
62%
Sodium
1012.8mg
42%
Total Carbohydrate
3.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
32.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
18.90%
19%
Calcium
54.70%
55%
Iron
7.10%
7%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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