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Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara Reicpe

This Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara is a simple, quick, and beyond delicious recipe. I love the Italian twist we have taken on this recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute recipe, Chicken and Pasta, chicken and shrimp, shrimp
Servings: 6
Calories: 591kcal


  • Large Saucepan


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic minced
  • ½ yellow onion minced
  • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 pounds small shrimp
  • 2 pounds chicken cooked and cut into bite sized pieces
  • cups 2% milk any will work
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese
  • cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 cups angel hair pasta cooked (enough servings for 6 people)


  • Place large sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Add your olive oil, garlic, onion, white vinegar, and shrimp. Spread around until shrimp are pink and in the shape of a perfect "c".
  • Once the onions become a little more clear, and the shrimp is pink, add the cooked chicken pieces.
  • Add the milk and spinach. Stir until all is well combined.
  • Add the four to thicken, and whisk until smooth.
  • Add the mozzarella and parmesan cheese, Mix until well combined and the cheese begins to melt, and stretch.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in the Italian Seasoning, black pepper and garlic salt.
  • Serve over angel hair pasta, or any of your favorite pasta.


  • If you feel like you want to spice of your Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara, don’t be afraid to add a little flavor to it.
  • My husband loves when I add a little ranch seasoning mix to it.
  • I love adding some sun dried tomatoes, or some more vegetables like asparagus, or zucchini.
  • I also love using zucchini noodles instead of angel hair pasta, just for a carb-friendly and delicious dish.


Calories: 591kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 452mg | Sodium: 1796mg | Potassium: 539mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1240IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 457mg | Iron: 6mg