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Chicken Carbonara

A delicious chicken and pasta recipe that is loaded with deliciously seasoned chicken, crispy bacon, fettuccine pasta and a creamy sauce.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Carbonara, Chicken Carbonara, Chicken Pasta, Pasta
Servings: 8
Author: Great Grub, Delicious Treats


  • 16 ounce fettuccine noodles
  • 6 slices bacon, crispy, crumbled
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into bite size pieces.
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup parsley


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve ½ cup of pasta water. Drain pasta, rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat for until crispy. Remove from skillet, place on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Reserve 2 tablespoon of bacon grease in skillet, add onions and sauté until tender.
  • Next, add chicken and garlic, season with salt and pepper. Stir.
  • Cook over medium/high heat until chicken is no longer pink.
  • Reduce heat to low, add bacon and cooked noodles to skillet. Toss together.
  • In a small bowl, whisk eggs, parmesan cheese, and parsley together.
  • Pour egg mixture over pasta and toss until fully combined.
  • Add 1 tablespoon at a time (of reserved pasta water) until desired creamy consistency is obtained. Remove from heat once thoroughly heated.
  • Top with parmesan cheese and parsley.
  • Serve immediately.


Recipe inspired from delish.com