Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara

Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara

If you are looking for a great way to start your week, then you are in the right place. Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara are perfect for a weekend brunch or brunch at your parents’ house. This is also a great dish to put on the table when guests are coming over. This delicious pasta dish can be served family-style with sides of garlic fries, potatoes, and salad.

This simple and delicious carbonara recipe is a favourite among the Olive Garden family. This olive garden carbonara recipe is a great meal to make with kids because it’s simple and comes together in a matter of minutes. The only downside is that it’s extremely calorie-heavy!

In Italian villages, charcoal workers popularized Carbonara, a hearty dish that was a tasty favourite of the locals. It combines bucatini pasta with chicken and shrimp in a parmesan cream sauce flavoured with pancetta. This entrée takes a classic dish and adds an exciting twist by baking it and topping it with crispy breadcrumbs. 

How To Make Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara Recipe

There’s no doubt that Olive Garden’s dishes are fattening and calorie-laden. I’ve tried to lighten it up and do some minor modifications. Cream, cheese, and bacon are hard to work with, but I did my best to make it something new! The chicken and shrimp together are delicious! So, after collecting all the ingredients, let’s start making Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara Recipe.


For the chicken and Shrimp

  • Extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoon
  • hot water, 1/4 cup
  • Italian seasoning, 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped garlic, 1 teaspoon
  • Chicken breast strips (boneless and skinless), 3/4 lb 
  • Large shrimp (peeled and deveined), 3/4 lb 

For the Sauce

  • Butter, 2 tablespoon
  • Garlic (Chopped), 3/4 teaspoon
  • Bacon bits, 1 tablespoon
  • All purpose Flour, 1 tablespoon
  • Parmesan cheese (grated), 1/4 cup
  • Heavy cream, 1/3 cup
  • Skim milk, 1/2 cups

For the chicken and shrimp

  • Red peppers (roasted), cut into small strips, 1/4 cup
  • Green pepper (roasted), cut into small strips, 1/4 cup of 
  • Bacon bits, 1 tablespoon
  • Onion, 1/4 cup
  • Hot cooked rice, 6 cups


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a bowl, mix extra virgin olive oil, hot water, garlic, and seasoning.

Step 2

Then add the chicken strips and shrimp. Put them in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Step 3

For the sauce, over medium heat, melt the butter in a large saucepan. Combine the bacon bits with the garlic. Stir frequently for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Mix the flour, cream, milk, pepper, and salt with the parmesan cheese. Use a wire whisk to combine these ingredients. Boil the mixture. Reduce the heat and let it simmer.

Step 5

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. When the skillet is hot, add the chicken. Stir in the red and green peppers, the onion, and the bacon bits. Lightly brown both sides of the chicken for 3-5 minutes. Once the chicken has browned, add the shrimp and cook for an additional 3 minutes.

Step 6

Pour the sauce and stir until well combined. Distribute hot, cooked rice on a large platter. Drizzle the sauce, chicken and shrimp over the rice. Serve!

Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara

Cuisine: American

Cuisine type: Main Dish

Servings: 6 Servings

Preparation time: 30 Minutes

Cooking time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 50 Minutes

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