Thai Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

This Thai Chicken Fettuccine recipe is one of peanut butter recipes that have surprised me, it’s really good! If you’re a fan of savory peanut butter recipes, you’re going to love this dish! I love how it puts a twist on chicken fettuccine alfredo with a thai peanut sauce, making it a fun fusion recipe.

A fork twisting fettuccine noodles in a homemade thai peanut sauce.

I made Thai Chicken Fettuccine last night for dinner. I’m going to be honest, the salsa and peanut butter combination made me feel a little uneasy but you know what? It worked. I enjoyed this meal, along with my very picky husband.

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Thai Chicken Fettuccine

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Thai Chicken Fettuccine on a plate, topped with peanuts

I’m a huge fan of peanut butter, whether it’s in desserts, savory sauces, or straight out of the jar. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I have loads of peanut butter recipes here on The Bewitchin’ Kitchen.

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Thai Chicken Noodles

A plate full of fettuccine noodles topped with red peppers, chicken, and peanuts.

A delicious twist on a classic pasta favorite. You’re going to love this Thai Chicken Fettuccine! I mean you can’t go wrong with peanut butter and chicken right (okay, maybe it sounds a little weird). Dinner will never be the same.

What Vegetables Go with Chicken Fettuccine?

Broccoli is always a favorite of mine (whether it’s for chicken fettuccine alfredo or this thai chicken fettuccine recipe), however, in this recipe, I use red bell peppers and matchstick carrots since that’s what I had on hand. Next time I’ll add broccoli and possibly some spinach to add more fiber and greens to this Thai noodle recipe.

What is a Good Side for Chicken Fettuccine?

A few delicious side dishes for chicken fettuccine would be these:

How to Make Chicken Fettuccine

Supplies I recommend to make this recipe

This dish takes no time at all. It’s quick, easy and makes great leftovers for the next day’s lunch. Enjoy and don’t forget to pin it!

Note: when I calculated the nutritional information, I used a whole wheat linguine. Depending on what you use for pasta, it could change the nutritional and macro information.

Thai Chicken Fettuccine. This twist on a classic pasta favorite uses peanut butter, chicken and few other additions. Dinner won't be the same.
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Thai Chicken Fettuccine

This twist on a classic pasta favorite uses peanut butter, chicken, and few other additions. Dinner won't be the same.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword fettuccine, pasta dinner, thai chicken fettuccine
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 520kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 8 ounces fettuccine noodles uncooked
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper julienne
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup peanuts

Instructions

  • Cook the sliced chicken with the olive oil over medium heat for 5-8 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink. Add the red pepper and carrots and saute until they're tender-crisp.
  • At this point, add the fettuccine to salted water and cook until al dente.
  • Combine the salsa, peanut butter, lime juice, honey, and soy sauce in a bowl and stir until smooth. Add to the chicken and pepper mix.
  • Add the fettuccine to the sauce and chicken, toss to coat. Garnish with cilantro and peanuts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 52.8g | Protein: 30.5g | Fat: 23.6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 49.6mg | Sodium: 461.1mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 13.6g
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10 comments on “Thai Chicken Fettuccine Recipe”

  1. what a neat idea to fuse two cuisines together

  2. OMG! Bookmarked! Must make this sometime this week! Thanks for sharing! YUM!

  3. Sounds like an interesting dish. I wouldn’t be sure of the combo either.

  4. my hubby loves chicken fettucine…this would be a great way to change it up a little!

  5. I love fettucine and kids too!! I usually prepare it with shrimps because my princess loves shrimps!!

  6. That looks great! I’ll have to try this out!! You always have great recipes! Keep up the good work!

  7. This is the kind of meal I love to make and eat. Looks delicious! Thanks for the recipe.

  8. This sounds so interesting, I’m completely on board for trying it! I’ll use your suggestion of lime too. The kids won’t know what hit them!

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