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Lemon Chicken Pasta
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5 from 2 votes

Lemon Chicken Pasta

Creamy, hearty and delicious this Lemon Chicken Pasta is an easy family recipe that the whole family can enjoy. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 449kcal


  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 16 oz pkg fettuccine
  • 1 lb asparagus tips only cut about 2 inches from top
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 large lemon
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parsley


  • Grill your chicken breasts until they reach 165 degrees.
  • Meanwhile make pasta according to package directions, when there is only a few minutes left of cook time add in your asparagus, drain.
  • To make your sauce in large pan melt butter.
  • Add your garlic and cook for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add in your heavy cream and bring to a slow boil.
  • Stir in your lemon juice and zest then add in parmesan until melted, sprinkle with some salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add in pasta and asparagus and toss to coat.
  • Top with sliced chicken breasts.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and top with sliced lemons if desired.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 169mg | Sodium: 387mg | Potassium: 529mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1890IU | Vitamin C: 10.5mg | Calcium: 276mg | Iron: 2.1mg