Creamy Parmesan chicken

Creamy Parmesan chicken

4.84 from 12 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 100 g Parmesan grated
  • 200 g smoked bacon chopped
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 300 ml cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 400 g pasta we used Torfie pasta


  • Heat a saucepan over medium heat and drizzle the oil.
  • Add the chicken and sprinkle half of the parmesan. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sear the chicken to colour on each side for 2 minutes or until the cheese starts to colour well too. The crispy cheese will bring extra flavour to the sauce.
  • Add an extra drizzle of oil and add the bacon and onions.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes until coloured and stir in the garlic.
  • Cook for a further 30 seconds and add the cream and the rest of the parmesan. Stir once and place the lid on the pan.
  • Simmer for 10-12 minutes until the sauce is bubbling and the chicken are cooked through.
  • Remove from the heat and check the seasoning.
  • In the meantime, cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water according to package instruction.
  • Add the cooked pasta and toss to combine.
  • Serve with extra sprinkle of parmesan.
Keyword cheese, chicken, cream, pasta

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