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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

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25Minutes
1330Calories
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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into thin strips)
  • 8 ounces linguine pasta (cooked)
  • 4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning (more or less depending on preference)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 green onions (sliced)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons sun dried tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound chicken (*boneless/skinless, cut into strips or diced)
  • 8 ounces linguine (*cooked)
  • 4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 green onions (*sliced)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons sun dried tomatoes (*chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
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    1330Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories1330Calories from Fat690
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat77g118%
    Saturated Fat44g220%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol370mg123%
    Sodium1170mg49%
    Potassium1370mg39%
    Protein66g129%
    Calories from Fat690
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate97g32%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium20%
    Iron35%

    * 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(18)

    Julia a month ago
    Easy and turned out so good. Can’t wait to make this again! I cut the chicken breast into strips and put them in the air fryer for 10 min, then on the pan.
    Michelle 8 months ago
    This is a pretty good starting point for a Cajun chicken pasta. My Cajun seasoning consisted of: salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, oregano, and cayenne. I cooked a couple pieces of bacon in a cast iron. Once finished, I removed it and chopped it up to be a topping on each plate. I then tossed the chicken in a bowl so it would get an even coat of seasoning. After it was done cooking in the same pan as the bacon was cooked in, I chopped up a little Anaheim pepper and sautéed it in with the chicken and tossed it up a bit so the seasoning really soaked into the peppers. Then I added the green onions, sun dried tomatoes and everything else. I reserved a couple tablespoons of the pasta water and added it to the pan for extra richness and creaminess. When everything was mixed up nice and good, I transferred the pasta into the pan and mixed everything up in the pan. I let it sit for a few mins on super low heat while I baked garlic bread. I plated the food, putting bacon bits, shaved parmigiana, and fresh parsley on top! It was delicious! (I forgot the bacon bits when I took this photo, but don’t worry, I put them on when I remembered)
    Tiara Wolfe 9 months ago
    Amazing! I doubled the sauce recipe just bc I like my pasta to be saucy and I use alot of cajun seasoning just bc i love it so much, I also added grated parmesan cheese to the sauce, about 1/4c and I also added about a 1/4tsp cayenne pepper to add a little spice. Definitely one of my favorite meals!
    Hapuna a year ago
    Creamy and delicious! Didn’t have sun dried tomatoes, but used a sun dried tomato paste and it worked. Used a bit of smoked paprika and we loved it! Also added a bit of fresh grated Parmesan for a final garnish. Will definitely make again.
    Womack a year ago
    Tasted great! Added some red flakes for more spice.
    DeBe 3 years ago
    The family all enjoyed this dish. I doubled the recipe to accommodate my family and I slightly tweaked the recipe. I added sliced garlic and 1 thinly sliced green bell pepper. I stirred in some parsley. And I did add pasta water in along with the pasta at the end along with 1 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese. It was a good meal. Quick & easy too.
    Terrah Weston 3 years ago
    It’s so good! It’s one of my kids favorite dishes. I use a sundried tomato pesto that’s amazing. Also, added a little spinach to make it a bit healthier.
    Madelaine Gentry 3 years ago
    A little dry. Add pasta water
    Purswani 3 years ago
    Excellent, I added white and brown button mushrooms, to good effect. Thanks for sharing.
    Chantal 3 years ago
    Really easy and delicious! I added some Parmesan cheese to the dish, because we loveee cheese in our house, and it tasted wonderful.
    Amberoni 3 years ago
    really good! my picky 9yr old & husband liked it!
    Mikeya Bailey 4 years ago
    Amazing my daughter loves this I just add more cream for more creamyer and I add more spicea dash of paprika and cayenne
    D Smith 4 years ago
    This recipe is easy and tasty. I added orange, yellow and peppers to the pasta and it was delicious with chicken and without!
    Tammy Sutherland 4 years ago
    Awesome! My family loves it and ask me to make once a week
    Kinman 4 years ago
    This is SOOOO good! I didn't really "measure" any of the spices, just kind of threw them in and eye balled it, and it came out fantastic! I added just a little bit of milk at the end to lighten up the sauce and added a bit more pepper and my husband LOVED it. Will definitely make this again!
    Pat Kn 4 years ago
    Fantastic.... I didn't have sun dried tomatoes so I added 4 table spoons of tomato sauce, turned out great
    Annie 5 years ago
    This was great! We ate it over roasted broccoli to cut carbs and it was amazing! We added some extra parmesan too!
    Stacey L. 5 years ago
    This is fantastic! I used fresh basil though and garnished with some as well! I also added mushrooms and shrimp! I think it was the best pasta dish that I've ever had!

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