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Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken

Creamy Lemon Garlic Chicken Chicken Pasta is a delicious comfort dish that never disappoints! 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time17 minutes
Total Time27 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: creamy lemon pasta with chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 650kcal


  • 1 pound chicken breasts - pounded into 4 - 5 thin chicken cutlets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese more for serving
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 ounces fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • fresh Parsley chopped, for garnish


  • To three separate bowls add egg, parmesan, and panko bread crumbs. Dip each chicken breast into the egg first, then the parmesan, and finally the bread crumb. Set aside.
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Add in the olive oil.
  • Once the olive oil is hot, add the chicken breasts and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side until the outside is crispy and the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove to a plate while preparing the pasta.
  • Cook the pasta according to the package directions and drain.
  • Add butter to the skillet over medium-low heat. Once melted, add the garlic and stir around for about a minute.
  • Add in the heavy cream, lemon, white wine, and remaining seasonings. Stir well.
  • Add the cooked and drained pasta to the cream sauce and mix well.


Calories: 650kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 218mg | Sodium: 447mg | Potassium: 737mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 3mg