It’s American Made and Far and Away an amazing pasta dish! Tom Cruise Alfredo features a creamy, sharp, and rich Alfredo sauce coating tender, buttery fettuccine. All along the top is some Legend-ary chicken, succulent and with a golden crust, to really make the most of what was already a dish worthy of Endless Love. Tom Cruise Alfredo is cruising to a place in your heart!

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more, to taste
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1 (1-pound) chicken breast, boneless and skinless, cut lengthwise into 2 thinner pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 8 tablespoons butter, cut into 8 slices
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 16 ounces heavy cream
  • 8 ounces parmesan cheese, freshly shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • fresh parsley, optional, to taste, chopped, for garnish

Directions

Step 1 –In a large pot of salted, boiling water, cook the fettucine to al dente, according to the package directions.

Step 2 –Toss the pasta with the extra olive oil.

Step 3 –Season the pasta with the salt and the pepper.

Step 4 –In a medium bowl, add the chicken breast pieces, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the Italian seasoning, the paprika, the salt, and the pepper and toss to coat and combine.

Step 5 –In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.

Step 6 –Add the prepared chicken and sear until they have a golden-brown crust and the meat reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 4-7 minutes per side.

Step 7 –Transfer the chicken pieces from the pan to a clean plate and allow them to rest for 5 minutes.

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Step 8 –Slice the chicken breast pieces.

Step 9 –Add the butter and the garlic to the sauté pan and reduce the heat to low.

Step 10 –Cook the garlic in the butter, while stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 30 seconds-1 minute. Make sure the garlic doesn’t brown.

Step 11 –Add the heavy cream to the butter mixture, while whisking, and increase the heat to medium.

Step 12 –Cook the cream mixture, while whisking, and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer.

Step 13 –Reduce the heat to medium-low.

Step 14 –Simmer the cream mixture gently, while whisking frequently, until the sauce thickens slightly, about 3-4 minutes.

Step 15 –Transfer the pan away from the heat.

Step 16 –Add the parmesan cheese, the nutmeg, the salt, and the pepper and stir until the cheese melts.

Step 17 –Add the pasta to the cheese sauce and toss it coat evenly.

Step 18 –Add the cooked chicken to the cheese sauce and toss to combine.

Step 19 –Return the pan to the stovetop over medium-low heat and cook until the chicken mixture is warmed through, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 20 –Transfer the chicken mixture from the heat.

Step 21 –Serve garnished with the parsley.