Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Ida Holyfield

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@PostTaster

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

  • 1Season chicken lightly on all sides with cajun seasoning.
  • 2In heavy skillet, brown chicken in a small amount of oil and butter.
  • 3Add mushrooms, bell pepper, and green onions. Cook until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  • 4Add 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.
  • 5To 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.
  • 6Serve over pasta.

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About Cajun Chicken Pasta

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