Skinny Chicken Alfredo

by thecurrytheory

Happy Weekend! Craving some extra heavy pasta dish this weekend? I know you don’t wanna gain that extra 2000 calories right? Well look no further than this perfect alternative to that extremely heavy creamy pasta. I love making this on week nights or sometimes on weekends too. The ingredients are simple and this dish comes together swiftly.

Skinny Chicken Alfredo

Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 1 pack Thin Spaghetti (Barilla Brand is my favorite)
  • 2 cups grilled chicken breast. (If you want to see how I grill my seasoned chicken breast, check out my Instagram video. )
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1.5 cups of whole milk (You can use fat-free )
  • 1 cup of pasta water
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese (Kraft Brand)
  • 1 cup cooked broccoli
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1 teaspoon each of Oregano and Parsley
  • half lemon zest(1 teaspoon) 1.5 teaspoon of Juice
  • 1 tbsp. of butter
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. of flour
  • Salt and Black pepper to taste.


  1. Start by marinating chicken tenderloins with salt, black pepper, olive olive and ginger garlic cilantro paste. Grill it on a grill pan and set aside.
  2. In a large pan, On medium heat ,add in butter and whisk in the flour until golden brown
  3. On the side start boiling water for pasta. Before you add the pasta and salt to the boiling water, let Drop in the broccoli and cook it for 4 mins on high , and immediately take it out and let it cool.
  4. Then add salt to the pasta water and cook the pasta according to the directions.
  5. To the large pan, add cooked broccoli, grilled chicken , parmesan cheese, pasta water, 1 cup milk , the herbs (Oregano, Parsley) and salt, black pepper, Mix well and cover to cook for 4 mins.
  6. Next, open the lid, add more parmesan cheese and milk , lemon zest and lemon juice.
  7. Cover and cook for 5 mins on low setting, check for salt .
  8. Plate it up with some steaming hot spaghetti , top it off with this amazing Skinny Alfredo sauce, garnish with dried or fresh parsley.
  9. Enjoy Italy on your plate . Subscribe for amazing recipes!

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