CAJUN CHICKEN PASTA

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound linguine pasta
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 8 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 green onion, minced
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguini pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
  • Meanwhile, place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl, and toss to coat.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, saute chicken in butter until no longer pink and juices run clear, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add green and red bell peppers, sliced mushrooms and green onions; cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in heavy cream. Season the sauce with basil, lemon pepper, salt, garlic powder and ground black pepper, and heat through.
  • In a large bowl, toss linguini with sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Makes 4 servings
  • Can use 1/2 and 1/2 instead of heavy cream.
  • If it looks soupy, you can add 2 tbsp cornstarch.

Notes

Categories: Dinner  Pasta  Poultry 

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