5 from 11 votes
Every busy household should have a delicious go-to recipe for a quick, easy, tasty meal on the weeknight when they are hard pressed for time. My easy go-to meal in our household is my Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo recipe; combined with a rich, thick, creamy homemade Alfredo sauce with grilled chicken and fresh broccoli that has me in and out of the kitchen in no time.
Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

My easy go-to meal in our household is my Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo recipe; combined with a rich, thick, creamy homemade Alfredo sauce with grilled chicken and fresh broccoli that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Alfredo, Chicken Alfredo
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 720 kcal
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 3- 8-ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts, seasoned and grilled
  • 1 head broccoli bite-sized pcs lightly steamed
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • kosher salt to own taste
  • freshly ground pepper to own taste
  • 2 cups freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1 pound cooked pasta
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes optional
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan or metal skillet, warm the unsalted butter and heavy cream.
  2. Season the unsalted butter and heavy cream with parsley, nutmeg, red pepper flakes, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Add the Parmesan and stir continuously until melted.
  4. Reduce the heat source to the lowest setting.
  5. Slice the grilled chicken and then add the sliced chicken to the alfredo sauce, next add the bite-sized broccoli to the alfredo sauce and completely turn off the heat source.
  6. Toss in your favorite cooked pasta adding some of the pasta water if desired to thin sauce.
  7. Serve while hot on your favorite pasta dishes.
  8. Squeeze a fresh lemon slice over pasta if desired.