Chicken Tequila Fettuccini

Chicken Tequila Fettuccini

Behr 6

"This dish is wonderfully different."


servings 923 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 923 kcal
  • 46%
  • Fat:
  • 46.1 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 71.1g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 49.4 g
  • 99%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 228 mg
  • 76%
  • Sodium:
  • 1093 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, saute the cilantro, garlic and jalapeno pepper in 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the stock, tequila and lime juice. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until reduced to a paste-like consistency. Set aside.
  2. Pour soy sauce over the chicken and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, In a medium sized skillet, saute the onion and the red, green and yellow bell peppers with the remaining tablespoon of butter or margarine, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, cook fettuccini according to package directions.
  4. When the peppers have wilted, add the chicken and soy sauce. Toss and add the reserved tequila/lime paste and cream. Bring to a boil. Gently simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thick. Toss with well drained fettuccini and garnish with cilantro. Serve.
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  1. 405 Ratings


This recipe was lovely!! However, I have a few suggestions that might take it from great, to FANTASTIC!! 1) Boiling chicken often gives it a dry, less succulent, texture and flavor. I woul...

I made this for friends who love to cook! We decided it was far too conservative and needed adjustments. Use 1 cup of tequila with the 3 cups chicken stock for a glaze reduction, reducing 4 cu...

This recipe was very similar to and just as good as the Sammy's Woodfired Pizza and California Pizza Kitchen versions, which I love. My guests absolutely loved it and would not stop talking abo...

Found the cooking method to produce rubbery chicken, so back to the drawing board I went! 2nd time, I had leftover grilled chicken which I needed to use up and I doubled the cilantro, garlic, j...

Our favorite pasta recipe! We do double some of the ingredients: jalapeno, butter, stock, tequila, and lime makes more sauce and much more flavor. The extra jalapeno does NOT make i...

Very similar to CPK. It took a little longer to prepare than I anticipated but it was worth the wait. I marinated chicken in balsamic vinegar instead of soy sauce and also went a little crazy w...

Well I made a mess with this recipe. After I started preparing it, I realized that my roomate drank the last of the tequila. I used beer instead, and it was still quite good. A wonderfully diffe...

very good, like alfredo with a southwest kick... will make again but is rather rich! if it was more low fat i would give it a 5 :)

I know I'm in the minority here but this was sooo BLAND!!! I doubled the lime juice, cilantro, jalapeno and tequila and still sooo bland. Considering how much this cost to make, how time consumi...