Favorite Ingredient Friday ~ Chicken Carbonara

hosted by Overwhelmed with Joy

1 pound thin spaghetti
4 ounces diced bacon
1 medium onion, finely diced
1 1/2 heavy cream
2 chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup grate Parmesan cheese
4 egg yolks
salt and pepper to taste

  • Cook spaghetti al dente’.
  • Brown bacon until crisp.
  • Drain off most drippings, leaving bacon in pan and add butter.
  • Add onion and chicken strips and cook until chicken* is tender.
  • Drain cooked spaghetti and add to the chicken pan.
  • Add cream, salt and pepper.
  • Stir continually just until boiling.
  • Add cheese and egg yolks.
  • Turn off heat and continue stirring well.

*Turning the chicken often will keep it moist and juicy.

I do the memes: Menu Plan Monday hosted by Laura at I’m an Organizing Junkie, Favorite Ingredient Friday hosted by Kathryn at Overwhelmed with Joy, Freezer Food Friday hosted by MJ at mjpuzzlemom, Scrumptious Sunday hosted by Meredith at Mercedes Rocks, Tasty Thursday hosted by Pumpkin Patch, Watchin’ What We Eat hosted by Lorie at Honey I Shrank Myself and Slow Cooking Thursday hosted by Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. Doing them all make great additions to help keeping me on track and finding so new recipes!