Chef’d – Zucchini Chicken Alfredo

Chef’d – Zucchini Chicken Alfredo

I’m really enjoying the Atkins recipes from the meal delivery service, Chef’d!  The ingredients came right to my door and, as usual, I was very impressed with the quality. The chicken breasts were nice and pink and of good portions. The veggies were crisp and fresh. If you are considering joining a meal delivery service, Chef’d has yet to disappoint.  If you are interested in trying the recipe, I am happy to share it below.  Enjoy!

Zucchini Chicken Alfredo. Recipe from Atkins.

You can now enjoy this rich Italian favorite without guilt!  The Zucchini in this dish is a tasty low carb alternative to pasta!

  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Skill Level: Easy Breezy
  • Calories 522 per serving
  • Carbs: 8.8g

If you want to make this dish, you’ll need the items below.

Included in the Chef’d box (serves 4):

  • 4 Zucchini
  • 4 Chicken breasts (6 oz each)
  • 4 pats of butter
  • 1 cup of whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg

 

Not included in the Chef’d box:

  • Olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Peeler
  • large bowl
  • large non-stick saute pan
  • medium sauce pot

Step-by-Step Directions

  1. Slice the Zucchini
  • Thinly slice the zucchini with a vegetable peeler into thin strips; place in a large bowl

2. Cook the Chicken

  • Pat dry the chicken breasts with paper towels and season each with a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Heat a large non-stick saute pan over medium high heat and add 4 teaspoons of olive oil
  • When the oil is hot, add the chicken breasts and saute on each side for 4 minutes or until thoroughly cooked
  • Remove from heat and once cool, cut into 1/2 inch slices

3. Starting the Sauce

  • Melt the butter in a medium sauce pot over medium heat
  • Add the whipping cream and stir
  • Simmer gently until the cream had reduced to 1/2 cup, about 10 minutes

 4. Finish the Alfredo Sauce and Mix

  • Stir in the Parmesan cheese, the nutmeg and a pinch of pepper
  • Stir until the cheese has melted and the sauce is smooth; Remove from heat
  • Add the Alfredo sauce to the zucchini and gently toss to combine

5. Serve and Enjoy

  • Divide the zucchini noodles and sauce between four plates
  • Top with a chicken breast and enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

Kenia is a late bloomer from Philadelphia, PA. She is excited to explore and get back in touch with her personal style. From fashion, to food, to travel, she looks forward to sharing her style journey with you!

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