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chicken carbonara

By Mrsc17 (GoodFood Community)
A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratingsRate
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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A luxuriously creamy dish, its very popular among friends and family!
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Ingredients

  • 250g chicken breast diced
  • streaky bacon chopped
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic peeled & crushed
  • 1 pot of creme fraiche 250 ml
  • a few table spoons of double cream
  • a few tea spoons of chicken granules
  • grated cheddar 100g
  • teaspoon of basil
  • a drop of vegetable oil
  • you favourite pasta shapes or Spaghetti 250g

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 180 degrees. In a pan of boiling water cook the pasta according to instructions. In the mean time, Heat the oil in a pan, fry the chicken, bacon, onion, garlic and basil for about 3-5 mins until the onion softens and the meat browns
  • STEP 2
    Turn the heat down to simmer and add the creme fraich, cream, and chicken stock. Ensure it isn't too hot or it may curdle. Simmer for 1-2 mins
  • STEP 3
    Remove from the heat and stir in 1/2 of the cheese. Drain the pasta leaving a small amount of water to keep it moist. Mix it all together and put in an oven proof dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top
  • STEP 4
    Bake in preheated oven until cheese has melted, serve with garlic bread

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