Blackened Chicken With Tortellini Alfredo Recipe

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Blackened Chicken with Tortellini Alfredo

Esther Hardman


I went to Corbin's Grill last week for dinner and I had this and it was so good I decided to try to replicate. It came out great and very fast.

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15 Min
30 Min


chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
1 large
green pepper, sliced in slivers 1/4 inch wide
1 large
red pepper, sliced in slivers 1/4 inch wide
1 large
onion, sliced the same size as peppers
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
cajun seasoning
1 lb
3 color tortellini, frozen
1 pkg
boursin cheese, garlic and fine herb flavor
3/4 c
heavy cream
1 1/2 c
parmesan cheese, shredded


1Cook tortellini according to instuctions. Drain, set aside.
Slice chicken breasts horizontally so as you have 4 even pieces of chicken, dry with a paper towel. Sprinkle with cajun seasoning, coating thoroughly. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a cast-iron skillet over med-high heat till almost smoking. Cook chicken until very dark on first side, flip and cook till dark, turn down oven to med-low and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes. Remove from pan, set aside. Add onions,green and red peppers to pan, turn heat back up to med-high and cook for 4-5 minutes just until they are not raw. Add boursin cheese, cream, and parmesan cheese, turn down heat again and stir until cheeses melt. Cut up chicken into bite-size pieces and add to sauce. Pour tortellini into a big bowl and add chicken and vegetables. Stir and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy