27 Reviews

We love Olive gardens chicken and shrimp carbonara..But,their chicken is breaded and this one isnt and they use canadian bacon and linquini pasta..So, I played with this recipe and we were thrilled with the results..I made half this recipe for 4 servings with 8 slices canadian bacon cut into 1/4 pieces placed in a cast skillet with garlic and cooked at 350 in oven for about 15 minutes till just starting to turn brown..Add this to your sauce..Also added 2 egg yolks,whisk well into sauce,you can use alittle cornstarch if needed for thickening,but not too thick it is a creamy sauce....Save whites for dipping the cutlets into breading..Slice 4 chicken breasts across to make 2 cutlets 1/4"thick..Place 1/4 cup Italian flavored panko in a large ziploc bag use a rolling pen to roll it out to make it more of a meal,add 2 Tbls flour and 1/2 Tbls dried parsley. Remove cutlets from refrigerator shake off excess liquid and dip in flour then in whisked egg whites and dip again in ziploc ingredients. Fry in skillet with just enough olive oil to cook to crispy brown..Add red peppers to warm up if needed before serving..Place linguine on plates top with 2 cutlets and equal amount of roasted red peppers,pour generous amount of sauce over,cover with topping and place under broiler for 2-3 minutes till it starts to turn slightly browned..Plates will be hot!...Remind evryone...I served this last night and everyone loved it..Sorry Olive Garden you wont be seeing us as often....Thank U Chef for this recipe,it helped..

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Potluck January 19, 2009

Not a good recipe to try if you are a new cook. Luckily, I am not and I could make sense of this recipe. It turned out ok, but there were many ambiguous steps. What should I do with all this cheese I just grated? How thick should the sauce get? Do I add the oil that was used to soak the chicken? There are far easier recipes with much better results out there.

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maryjanejam February 20, 2012

This recipe is not for an inexperienced cook. Luckily I'm very experienced. Good base to start with, but will need to be able to improvise.

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Jyounger January 11, 2015

with all the ingredients and steps, surprisingly this is an easy and delicious dish. I impressed my date with this one!!

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Beto/GODS August 10, 2013

My chicken was grilled in this dish. This was the most delicious dish I have ever had at Olive Garden. Couldn't say more about it, even good the next day!!!

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vivbrueckner July 30, 2016

just like olive garden the whole family loves it

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Nate S. July 07, 2016

Just made this for dinner it was sooooo good, it turned out perfect!

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rrowell21 March 24, 2016

I have made this several times just as the recipe says accept I replaced the Romano cheese with mozzarella and I eyed the garlic used fried bacon I then crumbled up, i also use about 1 1/2 to 2lbs of shrimp and about 1 lb of chicke . And it has turned out great every time...

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tehani w. March 19, 2016

Whoever wrote this well I won't be rude but it's really hard to follow! Add bacon to butter saute for 5 minutes, add flour, Parmesan, heavy cream, milk, bacon??? Isn't the 3 tbs bacon in with the butter? Do I add the 1/4 cup of bacon?? And then in the ingredients it says 3tbs bacon then 1/4cup bacon mix??? What's the mix?? I understand he/she who wrote this is probably a "master chef" but most people like me, search for recipes because we're not and need clearer directions. Thank you Ps I'm giving the stars because of the confusion, I'm sure if I do it right, it will be very tasty.

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Robert H. September 30, 2015

My family loved it.......very tasty and delicious.......

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sparrowchild May 17, 2014
Olive Garden Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara