Dear SOS: My co-worker raves about the chicken tequila fettucine from California Pizza Kitchen. Her birthday is coming up in February, and we would like to make the dish for a girls' night in to celebrate. Do you have the recipe?
Dear Janelle: Happy birthday to your friend, and have fun celebrating! California Pizza Kitchen was happy to share its recipe, which we've adapted here.
California Pizza Kitchen's chicken tequila fettuccine
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from California Pizza Kitchen.
1 pound dry spinach fettuccine
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 6 cloves)
2 tablespoons minced jalapeño pepper, seeds and veins removed if desired
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons gold tequila
2 tablespoons lime juice (from about 2 limes)
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/4 pounds chicken breast, cut into ¾-inch pieces
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced