Creamy Chicken and Ham Fettuccine
Fettuccine! Fettuccine! Viva Fettuccine! Hihihi!
FETTUCCINE is an Italian term for little ribbons and a kind of pasta, commonly known in Roman Cuisine. In short, it is a very popular in pasta dishin the Italian city of Rome. Fettuccine is made from egg and flour, just like any other pastas like spaghetti noodles, ziti and macaroni. It can be easily distinguished with its flat thick noodles. The most popular fettuccine recipe is Fettuccini Alfredo. It is a fettuccine tossed with butter and parmesan cheese.
Cooking CREAMY CHICKEN AND HAM FETTUCCINE seems complicated with its countless steps, but when you already started cooking the pasta and the sauce, it just as simple as cooking any other PASTA DISH. It is creamy with its all-purpose cream and cream of chicken. Chicken bits and ham adds flavor and wonder in this delightful pasta dish. You may also replace or add ingredients like shrimp, meatballs or vegetable like broccoli.
CREAMY CHICKEN AND HAM FETTUCCINE
1 kilo fettuccini
1/2 cup butter
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1/2 kilo chicken fillet, sliced into chunks
1/4 kilo ham, sliced
1 pouch Nestle all-purpose cream
1 can Cream of Chicken
1/2 cup parmesan cheese or grated cheese
ground black pepper
Cook fettuccine according to its cooking directions, usually printed at the back. Drain once al dente and set aside.
In a large pan, brown chicken and ham with 1 tbsp. butter, about 5-8 minutes or until chicken chunks are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Add minced garlic, cook for about 2-3 minutes or until aromatic.
Add Nestle all-pupose cream and Cream of Chicken, cook on a low heat, about 10-15 minutes, stirring constantly.
Then add cheese, one tablespoon at a time, stirring constantly, until sauce is thick. You may add a little water if too thick. Season with salt and pepper.
Finally, serve over cooked fettuccine pasta. Or you can pour sauce over pasta, place in a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes.