Crock Pot - Spicy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cindy Dozier

By
@cld0414

I came up with this recipe. My family LOVED it!!! It's easy as the crock pot does most of the work!


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Serves:

6-8

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Yum! The chicken is moist and flavorful from all the spices with a hint of heat from the creole seasoning. The red peppers give it a bit of sweetness and crunch while the mushrooms add a nice earthiness flavor. This is a fantastic and easy pasta dinner recipe your family will love!

Ingredients

IN THE CROCK POT - ADD

4
frozen chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
4 Tbsp
Tony Chachere's More Spice seasoning
1/2 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
lemon pepper
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
black pepper
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
4 Tbsp
butter

SAUCE

4 Tbsp
butter
2 large
red bell peppers
1 small
container of baby portabella mushrooms, sliced
4
green onions
1 c
heavy cream
salt
pepper

PASTA

1 lb
pasta - I used cavatappi - but used your favorite.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the crock pot - mix the spices together and sprinkle it on top of all the other ingredients that are listed for the crock pot. I cooked this for 6 hours. When it is done - just shred the chicken in the pot. NOTE - the butter will rise to the top but don't worry it will all blend together in the end.
2
Next step will come after your chicken is done. You will get your water to boil for your pasta and get it going - cook it to package directions and drain.
3
While the pasta is cooking - Get a skillet heated with your butter. Slice the red pepper into thin slices, same for the mushrooms. Cut the green onions on the diagonal - they should be about 2 inches long or so. Then add them to your skillet. Cook these about 3 or 4 minutes - but not too long! You want them to be still slightly firm, then remove from skillet using a slotted spoon.
4
In the remaining butter in skillet pour your heavy cream into the butter and stir on about medium high heat. Just til the sauce coats the spoon. Then add a pinch of salt and pepper to the sauce and pour it into your crock pot with your chicken and it's sauce.
5
Add your vegetables and your pasta. Stir it to mix it all together and serve with either some Parmesan cheese or leave the Tony Chachere's shaker on the table for people to choose if they want a little more spice to it. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Collection: Crock Pot Recipes
Hashtags: #pot, #crock, #cajun