Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine is a delicious and refreshing pasta dish that combines the tangy flavors of lemon and the aromatic taste of black pepper. Tender chicken breast is seasoned with lemon zest and black pepper, then sautéed until golden brown. The chicken is then tossed with al dente fettuccine noodles and a creamy lemon sauce, creating a perfect balance of flavors. This dish is easy to make and is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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Non Vegdiet
Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine

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Ingredients for Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

  • 4 ounce Fettuccine Noodles
  • 1 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1.50 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.13 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • as per your need Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the fettuccine noodles according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Season the chicken breasts with salt, lemon zest, and black pepper.
  • STEP 3.Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side.
  • STEP 4.Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, melt butter and add minced garlic. Cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • STEP 5.Add flour to the skillet and cook for another minute, stirring constantly.
  • STEP 6.Slowly whisk in chicken broth and lemon juice, scraping the bottom of the skillet to release any browned bits.
  • STEP 7.Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  • STEP 8.Stir in heavy cream and grated Parmesan cheese until smooth and creamy.
  • STEP 9.Slice the cooked chicken into thin strips and add it back to the skillet. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to heat through.
  • STEP 10.Add the cooked fettuccine noodles to the skillet and toss to coat in the sauce.
  • STEP 11.Serve the Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine hot, garnished with fresh parsley and additional grated Parmesan cheese.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to zest the lemon before juicing it for the sauce.
  • For extra flavor, marinate the chicken in lemon juice and black pepper for 30 minutes before cooking.
  • If the sauce is too thick, add a splash of chicken broth or pasta cooking water to thin it out.
  • Feel free to add some vegetables like broccoli or peas to the dish for added color and nutrition.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, gently warm the leftovers in a skillet over low heat, adding a splash of chicken broth or cream to prevent drying out.
  • Serve the Lemon Pepper Chicken Fettuccine as a main course with a side salad or garlic bread for a complete meal.
calories per serving
5 g Fat14 g Protein23 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp