Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta

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Ida Holyfield

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Spicy comfort food!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make Cajun Chicken Pasta

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.

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About Cajun Chicken Pasta

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



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