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Cajun Chicken Pasta

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12Ingredients
30Minutes
780Calories
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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1" pieces)
  • 8 ounces linguine (cooked al dente)
  • 3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sun dried tomatoes (I used canned diced tomatoes)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
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    780Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories780Calories from Fat500
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat55g85%
    Saturated Fat33g165%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol220mg73%
    Sodium440mg18%
    Potassium530mg15%
    Protein25g49%
    Calories from Fat500
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate49g16%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C6%
    Calcium20%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(26)

    Bethany Parker a month ago
    Turned out really well. Added more spices to the chicken and extra cheese while cooking
    Roz A. 2 months ago
    Easy to make and very tasty. I added mushrooms, broccoli and tomatoes to mine
    Dawn H. 10 months ago
    This was fantastic!! More than fantastic. I will definitely make this again. My husband loved it. Oh, I added more veggies which I totally recommend.
    Alaimo 10 months ago
    This is my son’s favorite meal. I make about once a week and so easy.
    Rae F. 10 months ago
    used shrimp instead and it was delicious. we have made this 3 times now and the whole family loves it.
    Cheyenne Kenner a year ago
    Amazing!! I added mushrooms, spinach and onions so delicious!
    Ernestine a year ago
    Excellent it was delicious I added spinach
    Corey Wheeler a year ago
    Really easy and tasted fantastic as well!
    Lena a year ago
    Amazing!!! Will make again:)
    Joseph Betzala a year ago
    Fantastic! Would make it all the time!
    Kampel a year ago
    This recipe is awesome! I had to alter it because I didn’t have all the ingredients but it is so good. I didn’t have Cajun spice so I used fajita chicken spice and a touch of cayenne pepper in its place. I also used coconut cream instead of heavy whipping cream and left out the tomato and spring onions. I also used 4 garlic cloves instead of 1. As a substitute for the butter I used 1 tbsn of margarine and 1 tbsn of coconut oil. I added the Parmesan but you can leave it out for a dairy-free option. I love this recipe!!
    Clayton Breit a year ago
    super good omg! easy to make, especially with scallops!
    Canadian Girl 2 years ago
    The whole family really enjoyed this creamy, quick and easy pasta. I used whipping cream and Italian seasoned diced tomatoes for the sauce. Next time I may add a little sriracha for some extra heat. Great recipe and will definitely be adding it our dinner menus.
    BJ Buttillo 2 years ago
    This was one of the most amazing pastas! It was quick and easy. I added the grilled chicken to the sauce and left it simmer for a few minutes before adding the pasta (used rigatoni) back in. Also, used a combination of heavy cream and half and half. I think mushrooms and maybe artichokes would be good additions (not that it needs anything but I just can’t leave things alone 😋). The sauce was so creamy and good and the leftovers reheated well with just a bit of cream added.
    Magnolia Clark 3 years ago
    Loved it definitely going to make it again with different pasta next time
    Amanda 3 years ago
    I used can of cream of mushroom instead of heavy cream. Came out so good
    Angela Collins 3 years ago
    Turned out pretty good. The chicken needed a tad bit more spice. Next time I think I'll add more Cajun spice.
    Christina Skipper 3 years ago
    It was awesome. i added cayenne pepper to the dish. i love spicy .
    Liz 3 years ago
    When I make this I add about 2x the Cajun seasoning, mushrooms, onion and peppers. I would love to find a lower calorie substitute for the heavy cream-I do use coconut oil to cook the chicken rather than butter but even so this is too many calories for me to eat regularly.
    Jones 3 years ago
    I love Cajun pasta so I decided to try it myself and it turned out great! A little salty but next time I’ll limit the Cajun seasoning, other than that it was quick and easy.
    alina 3 years ago
    good, but there were not enough directions
    Lowe 3 years ago
    Delicious recipe! I added 1/2 tsp of corn starch to thicken the sauce.
    Coleman 3 years ago
    Great very tasty for the entire family
    Mike T. 3 years ago
    It was pretty good I added shrimp and sausage also.
    Andre Brooks 4 years ago
    It was delicious!! The cream was subtle and smooth the taste sneaks up on you and gently slips away. A quick dish that taste like it took hours to make
    MaryAnn Welker 4 years ago
    This is the blandest chicken dish ever!

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