Firebirds Chicken Pasta (Copycat)

"Firebirds Chicken Pasta Chile Asiago cream sauce, applewood-smoked bacon, green onions, tomatoes."
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Ready In:
1hr 30mins




  • Chili Asiago Cheese Sauce:

  • Place the oil in a sauce pan on medium heat.
  • Add the chili rub, garlic/shallots and cook until soft.
  • Add the wine and cook until reduced by half.
  • Add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  • Add the heavy cream, milk, salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. With a mixer running on medium speed, add the roux, cheese and basil. (Make sure to add the roux a little at a time so that it will fully incorporate into the sauce.)
  • Strain mixture.
  • Chill until use.
  • Chicken Pasta:

  • Heat sauté pan and add olive oil.
  • Add bacon and chicken and cook until hot.
  • Add sauce and mix well.
  • Add pasta and mix well.
  • Cook until fully heated.
  • Place in serving dishes and top with tomatoes and green onions.

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  1. Terrific and tastes just like Firebird's recipe! I did veer slightly from the recipe because I couldn't find Chile Rub so I used 1 envelope packet of Chipolte Chile powdered marinade (Kroger Brand) and 1 small bottle of Corky's BBQ Rub (together it ALMOST made 1/3 cup of rub. I may use less Chipolte and more Corky's next time since my hubby doesn't do too well with food that is spicy - even though I didn't find it overly spicy. <br/>I omitted the chicken because my hubby doesn't like it and I served this beside steaks. I added almost a full bag of Hormels real bacon bits to the sauce once it was finished (found in the salad dressing aisle).<br/>I found that this recipe made WAY more than 4 servings. I boiled 2 boxes of bowtie noodles and only used 1/2 of the sauce that was made (and I was VERY generous in the amount of sauce I added to the noodles). <br/>Bottom line - I LOVED IT! Thanks! ............. **UPDATE** Since making this delicious recipe, I found that Firebirds actually posts their recipes (this one included) on their blog! Your's is almost identical!
  2. Great recipe....cut a lot of steps out and had to modify amounts. It does have the flavor of Firebirds chicken pasta. Used half and half and skim milk to cut down on calories.



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