Chicken Carbonara


Category: Entree

Type: Poultry

Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 pound spaghetti

4 ounces bacon, diced

1 medium onion, diced

1 1/2 cups heavy cream

2 chicken breasts, cut in strips

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup grated cheese

salt and pepper, to taste

garlic powder and onion powder, to taste

4 egg yolks

some chopped parsley

Instructions: Cook spaghetti in boiling water for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in large saucepan saute the bacon bits until golden. Drain off some drippings; add butter, chicken strips and onion; and cook until chicken is tender.

Drain spaghetti and place into pan with chicken. Add cream, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder; stir well over heat until just boiling. Add cheese and egg yolks. Turn off heat, stir well. Place on dish, top with chopped parsley; serve immediately.



Background: Note: Couple of recipes added 1 cup English peas and/or 1 cup sliced mushrooms.

Serves: 4

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