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chicken, shrimp and sausage cajun pasta

Recipe by
Amanda S
Gettysburg, PA

This is a spicy dish. If you do not tolerate heat, adjust spices or omit cayenne and Cajun seasonings and use mild sausage.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken, shrimp and sausage cajun pasta

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 8 oz
    hot or mild sausage links, casing removed.
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 2 stick
    celery, chopped
  • 1/2
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp
    cajun seasoning (optional)
  • 1 c
    rigatoni pasta, cooked
  • 1 can
    14 oz diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can
    16 oz tomato sauce
  • 8 oz
    medium shrimp peeled and cut in half
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh chopped parsley

How To Make chicken, shrimp and sausage cajun pasta

  • 1
    Cook pasta per directions on box, set aside.
  • 2
    In large Dutch oven, brown chicken and sausage in hot oil. Remove and drain.
  • 3
    Add onion, green and red peppers, celery, bell pepper, thyme, oregano, paprika, salt, cayenne pepper and Cajun seasoning to the pan. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes until onions and peppers are tender.
  • 4
    Add pasta, tomatoes with juice and tomato sauce, chicken and sausage into the Dutch oven. Bring to a boil.
  • 5
    Stir in shrimp and parsley. Cover and cook for 5-8 minutes longer or until shrimp curl and turn pink. Serve.

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