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Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe

Cajun Chicken Pasta is easy and delicious. Cajun cuisine combines French, Southern and other influences. It’s robust, country-style cooking, just like this dish. Let the good times roll and bon appetit!

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Cajun Chicken Pasta is a popular pasta dish that features chicken and vegetables cooked in a spicy, creamy sauce with Cajun seasoning. Here’s a simple recipe for Cajun Chicken Pasta:

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. penne pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the chicken with Cajun seasoning until coated evenly.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until browned and cooked through.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, add the sliced bell peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Add the heavy cream and chicken broth to the skillet. Stir to combine and bring the mixture to a simmer. Cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  6. Return the chicken to the skillet and stir to combine with the sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the Cajun Chicken Pasta hot, topped with fresh parsley if desired.

Enjoy your delicious Cajun Chicken Pasta!

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