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Chicken Alfredo Recipe With Rao’s Sauce

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This classic comfort food, featuring golden pan-seared chicken with creamy, homemade alfredo sauce and tender fettuccine noodles, will surely please the entire family. Perfect for any weeknight dinner, this chicken alfredo recipe boasts an intensely flavorful base.

Rao’s pasta sauce is a carb-conscious choice that provides classic Italian flavor at any time for Fettucine Alfredo or any other recipe.


This chicken alfredo recipe with Rao’s sauce is a restaurant-quality meal that takes just 30 minutes to make! It features an irresistibly creamy parmesan sauce tossed with fettuccine and lightly seasoned chicken – easy enough for anyone to make at home and sure to become a family favorite!

For the ideal chicken alfredo, you need several essential ingredients. Butter gives the sauce its glossy appearance and helps it thicken; garlic adds incredible flavor as well.

Next, add heavy cream for a velvety sauce. Finally, finish it off by stirring in some Parmesan cheese for extra richness and richness.

You can buy pre-shredded Parmesan at most grocery stores, but why not save some money and grate it yourself?

Begin by preparing a large skillet. While non-stick pans can also be used, I personally prefer the flavor that a cast-iron grill pan offers me.

Once the chicken has browned on both sides, remove it and season both with salt and pepper. For an extra kick of flavor, sprinkle both sides with smoked paprika.

Meanwhile, add the drained pasta to the pan and pour in approximately 1/2 cup of reserved pasta water. Stir and allow the sauce to emulsify for one minute, then toss until all pasta is coated and moistened.

If the sauce seems dry, add more of the pasta water and toss again. Just before serving, you can top off with more Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley for garnish.

This delicious chicken alfredo recipe is ideal for dinner parties or weeknight meals. Serve it with a side salad and breadsticks for dipping!

Before you dive in to this chicken alfredo recipe, there are a few things to consider:

To guarantee your chicken is tender and juicy, pound it with a meat mallet before cooking. Doing this ensures that all parts of the bird are cooked evenly.


For the classic pasta alfredo flavor without all the work, Rao’s sauce is your answer. Made with top quality ingredients, it makes a great alternative to making your own sauce from scratch.

Rao’s sauce is an ideal option if you’re trying to reduce calories or sugar intake. The fat and calories in it have been reduced, with more of a cream-based flavor which makes it easier to digest than traditional alfredo recipes.

To begin, melt butter in a skillet over medium-low heat and then add garlic. Cook for one minute, whisking continuously. Afterward, whisk in flour while continuing to whisk until combined and smooth.

Once your sauce has thickened to your preference, remove from heat. In a separate pan, combine heavy cream with garlic sauce and bring to a gentle simmer. Finally, stir in grated Parmesan cheese until thoroughly mixed in.

For a thicker sauce, you can add some of the reserved pasta water while stirring in cream. This will help loosen the mixture and give it an even creamier texture.

Compared to the classic restaurant version of chicken fettuccine alfredo, this version contains less flour and more heavy cream to keep the sauce from being too thin. Plus, it includes extra Parmesan cheese for an irresistibly flavorful coating on pasta.

This dish comes together quickly, and the flavor is unbeatable – even better than the restaurant version! You can make it ahead of time and then bake or microwave when ready to serve.

Serve immediately after preparation, though leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator until needed. Reheating the sauce over low heat helps prevent it from separating, and you may add milk or broth to thicken it if it appears too thin when reheated.


Our take on alfredo sauce uses roasted garlic for an irresistibly flavorful kick. It’s a quick and simple recipe that transforms chicken and pasta into something special.

This creamy, cheesy sauce is made with high quality ingredients like cream and butter for a smooth, velvety texture. Not only does it work great in fettucine alfredo, but you can also incorporate it into other pasta dishes or serve it alongside rotisserie chicken for something special.

This sauce is a combination of light cream (cream, milk), water, butter, Parmesan and Romano cheeses, Enzyme Modified Egg Yolks, Parmesan Cheese, Sea Salt, Black Pepper, White Pepper, Garlic Puree, Roasted Garlic Granules, Disodium Phosphate and Xanthan Gum. This carb conscious pasta sauce makes it suitable for low carb diets as well as keto diets.

At the end of cooking time, you can also add in extra milk or sour cream for a lighter, creamier sauce. You could even stir in cooked, chopped chicken for extra flavor!

Another delicious option is to add in a few tablespoons of fresh, minced garlic before cooking the sauce. Not only does this enhance its flavor, but also helps prevent it from becoming too thick as you simmer it.

Though it may seem like an unnecessary addition to a jar of sauce, adding garlic can dramatically enhance its taste and flavor profile. You can even double the amount of garlic for even stronger flavors that will stay longer in your dish.

Add some fresh grated cheese to your mixture for additional flavor and richness. You can do this with any melty cheese such as cheddar, mozzarella, gouda or cream cheese.

For an extra special twist, add chopped vegetables like broccoli or cauliflower to the sauce for extra flavor and color.

When ready to serve, pour the sauce over your chicken and pasta and stir to mix everything together. Top off with Parmesan cheese before serving immediately.


If you’re a fan of Alfredo sauce and pasta, it’s time to jazz things up a bit. Not only will adding ingredients make your recipe taste better, but it will save you a trip to the grocery store and some cash as well.

One of the most essential steps when making pasta dishes is heating up and stirring in order to combine it evenly with cooked pasta. This process, known as emulsification, ensures your sauce has a silky smooth consistency.

To achieve the ideal flavor, add equal parts of jarred sauce and boiling water and stir until the mixture is hot (about five minutes). Finally, pour it into your skillet and watch the magic happen!

To maximize the flavor of your alfredo, opt for a premium-rated jarred sauce labeled premium. These usually feature only the price tag as opposed to an ingredient list, helping you avoid costly mistakes.

When selecting a sauce, opt for one with no added sugar, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Its natural sweeteners, tart acidity and tomato umami create the ideal balance of tastes and textures to ensure you enjoy an unforgettable experience.

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