Spaghetti Carbonara


Spaghetti Carbonara

We call this 9 O'Clock Carbonara Pastabecause you can get home at 8:30pm and have dinner on the table in 30. Use Chicken Thighs, Chicken Tenderloins or Chicken Breast to make this simple and satisfying dish.

Prep Time:

5 mins

Cook Time:

30 mins


4 servings


300g spaghetti pasta

1T olive oil

500g chicken thighs, cubed

3 bacon rashers, chopped

1 onion, diced

4 mushrooms, sliced

1t garlic, minced

400ml cream

100ml chicken stock

3/4c Parmesan, grated

Cooking Instructions

Cook the pasta according to instructions and set aside. Reserve a splash of the pasta liquid. 

Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until browned and set aside. 

Add the bacon, onion and garlic to the pan and lower the heat to medium. Cook for 3 minutes or until the onion has softened. Add the cream and stock and reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes. 

Add the chicken, pasta, pasta water and cheese and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir through the egg. Season to taste.