Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ida Holyfield

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@PostTaster

Spicy comfort food!


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Serves:

4

Ingredients

1 lb
boneless skinless chicken breast, diced
emeril's brand seasoning or other cajun seasoning brand
4
green onions, sliced
1
roasted red bell pepper, chopped
5
button mushrooms, sliced
2 c
heavy cream, or half and half
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
hot sauce, if desired
1 Tbsp
butter, for browning chicken
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
cornstarch, for thickening sauce
pasta (bowtie or penne)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season chicken lightly on all sides with cajun seasoning.
2
In heavy skillet, brown chicken in a small amount of oil and butter.
3
Add mushrooms, bell pepper, and green onions. Cook until chicken is no longer pink inside.
4
Add heavy cream (or half and half). Add oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste, and hot sauce and additional cajun seasoning to taste, if desired.
5
To thicken sauce: Make a slurry of cornstarch and water (2 tablespoons cornstarch to 4 tablespoons of water). Add to saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil for one minute, reduce heat.
6
Serve over pasta.

About this Recipe

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