Restaurant-Style Chicken Scampi

Restaurant-Style Chicken Scampi

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"Coated chicken tenders tossed with hot cooked pasta, bell pepper, onion, and garlic in four cheese Alfredo sauce. This is a delicious, rich chicken scampi very similar to that served at a well known Italian restaurant chain. Perfect with a green salad with Italian-style salad dressing and breadsticks!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 548 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 548 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 74g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 31.4 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 293 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place chicken and flour in a large resealable plastic bag; seal bag and shake to coat. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Shake excess flour off chicken; cook and stir in hot oil for 4 to 5 minutes each side, or until golden brown and cooked through (juices run clear). Remove from skillet and place in a medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, reserving 2/3 cup cooking water, and return pasta to pot. Set aside pasta and cooking water.
  3. Wipe skillet with paper towel. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in skillet over medium heat. Add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, onion, and garlic and cook and stir for 3 minutes. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 3 minutes more or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir in Alfredo sauce, cover and heat for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add to reserved pasta in pot, then add reserved cooking water and chicken. Toss to mix, pour into serving bowls and sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley.

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Most helpful positive review

Great recipe, though I did make my own Alfredo sauce. (I hate that stuff in the jar! Ick!) I just mixed a few Tblsp of butter with a few Tblsp of flour and stired in a sauce pan untill crumbly. ...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe almost has it right except for the Alfredo Sauce. In the resaturant not mentioned it is a white wine butter sauce. I make this all the time we LOVE it but I do it right! Sauted chi...

This recipe almost has it right except for the Alfredo Sauce. In the resaturant not mentioned it is a white wine butter sauce. I make this all the time we LOVE it but I do it right! Sauted chi...

I love chicken scampi at the Italian restaurant chain and hated this one. The alfredo sauce is all wrong for the recipe. Try Chicken Scampi II. It tastes much more like the recipe at the Italian...

Great recipe, though I did make my own Alfredo sauce. (I hate that stuff in the jar! Ick!) I just mixed a few Tblsp of butter with a few Tblsp of flour and stired in a sauce pan untill crumbly. ...

Just like the Olive Gardens I love to make this for friends, I add a pack of McCormick, creamy garlic Alfredo pasta sauce blend and it is great,

This recipe almost has it right except for the Alfredo Sauce. I was hoping for something similar to the chicken scampi from Olive Garden. This was sort of close but not exactly. The sauce from...

I recently made this for my family who loved it. I altered it quite a bit to add more flavor. I used a roasted garlic alfredo sauce, chicken broth and white wine instead of the reserved pasta ...

I love Olive Garden Chicken Scampi, but this tastes nothing like it. Scampi sauce is not alfredo sauce, this is all wrong. I made this again, but made my own scampi sauce which is butter, onio...

If you love the chicken scampi at the Olive Garden, this isn't quite it, but it's not bad for an at home knock off either. As many reviewers have said, it's a little bland, so go ahead and spic...

I did as another reviewed suggested and made a white wine butter sauce instead of using the alfredo sauce. But I did everything else the same. This was a HUGE hit, my husband has already begged ...