Savory Chicken Tetrazzini Supreme


Delve into the rich and creamy world of our Savory Chicken Tetrazzini Supreme. This dish is a symphony of flavors, featuring tender chunks of chicken and al dente spaghetti entwined in a luxurious, velvety sauce, all topped with a golden, crispy breadcrumb crust. It's a perfect combination of comfort and elegance, ideal for a cozy family dinner or a sophisticated gathering.

Savory Chicken Tetrazzini Supreme

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: 1 hearty portion

Nutritional Profile (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 500 kcal
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5g


  • Cooked chicken, shredded: 500g (1.1 pounds / 17.6 ounces)
  • Spaghetti, broken into pieces: 400g (14 ounces / 0.88 pounds)
  • Mushrooms, sliced: 200g (7 ounces / 0.44 pounds)
  • Onion, finely chopped: 100g (3.5 ounces / 0.22 pounds)
  • Garlic, minced: 10g (0.35 ounces / 0.02 pounds)
  • Chicken broth: 480ml (16 ounces / 1 pound)
  • Heavy cream: 240ml (8 ounces / 0.5 pounds)
  • Parmesan cheese, grated: 100g (3.5 ounces / 0.22 pounds)
  • Panko breadcrumbs: 60g (2.1 ounces / 0.13 pounds)
  • Butter: 60g (2.1 ounces / 0.13 pounds)
  • All-purpose flour: 30g (1 ounce / 0.06 pounds)
  • Dry white wine: 120ml (4 ounces / 0.25 pounds)
  • Salt and pepper: to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped: for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Cook Pasta: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Cook spaghetti according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Prepare Sauce: In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Sauté onions, garlic, and mushrooms until softened. Stir in flour and cook for a minute. Gradually add chicken broth and wine, stirring continuously. Bring to a simmer until slightly thickened. Stir in heavy cream and half of the Parmesan cheese.
  3. Combine: Add cooked chicken and spaghetti to the sauce, tossing to coat evenly.
  4. Assemble Casserole: Transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish. Mix remaining Parmesan with breadcrumbs and sprinkle over the top.
  5. Bake: Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  6. Serve: Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Pasta Texture: Be careful not to overcook the pasta as it will continue to cook in the oven.
  • Sauce Consistency: Adjust the thickness of the sauce to your preference by varying the amount of broth.
  • Breadcrumb Topping: The breadcrumb and Parmesan topping adds a delightful crunch and flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use a different type of pasta?

Yes, linguine or fettuccine also work well in this recipe.

Can I make it vegetarian?

Substitute chicken with a plant-based protein and use vegetable broth.

How do I store and reheat leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the fridge and reheat in the oven or microwave.

Can I add other vegetables?

Absolutely, try adding bell peppers or spinach for extra nutrition and flavor.