Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

20 reviews

Deliciously creamy, this pasta dish is oh-so-dreamy!!

Hannah
Hannah
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Very easy

4 minutes

Prep time

24 minutes

Cook time

648 cal.

Per serving

Ingredients

Utensils

Knife, Stovetop, Frying pan

recipe

Bell pepper (assorted)

Step 1

Wash the pepper, remove the seeds & slice.

Green onion (scallions)

Step 2

Wash & thinly slice the green onion. Separate the light green & white pieces from the darker green.

Chicken breast
Cajun seasoning
Olive oil

Step 3

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Season the chicken breast with half of the cajun seasoning. Add the chicken & cook undisturbed for 5-8 min. Flip & cook for another 5-8 min or until the chicken is fully cooked through. Transfer to a cutting board.

Cajun seasoning
Bell pepper (assorted)

Step 4

To the same pan, add another drizzle of oil, the lighter slices of green onion & the sliced bell peppers. Season the vegetables with the remaining cajun seasoning. Sauté for 3-4 min on medium heat until softened.

Tomato paste

Step 5

Add the tomato paste & cook for 1 min until it browns slightly.

Pasta (penne)

Step 6

Add the pasta & enough water to fully cover the pasta & vegetables. Season with salt & bring the water to a boil. Lower to a simmer & cook the pasta for 8 min, stirring occasionally.

Step 7

Meanwhile, slice the chicken.

Heavy cream
Green onion (scallions)

Step 8

Add the heavy cream to the pasta. Stir & cook for 1 min until the sauce has thickened. Top with the remaining green onion slices.

Step 9

Add the sliced chicken, serve & enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy648 cal.
Fat38 g
Carbohydrates36 g
Protein40 g
Fiber5 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta" contains 648 Energy, 38 g of Fat, 36 g of Carbohydrates, 40 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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