Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is the ideal household meal. Juicy cajun-spiced chicken is served over a bed of velvety linguine that’s jam-packed loaded with sautéed veggies.

Cajun chicken pasta.

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is among our preferred suppers. Spicy cajun skilled chicken, lots of veggies, and a velvety sauce. It’s practically a dish for excellence. And even better, this cajun pasta just has 8 components! It’s an extremely simple meal to throw up that makes it ideal for household suppers.

Pro Pointer:  Make your own homemade cajun flavoring! Take a look at the dish keeps in mind where we note the components for our own homemade cajun flavoring. We are big fans of homemade cajun flavoring merely due to the fact that it permits total control of the taste. We constantly have a little bottle or baggie of homemade cajun flavoring in the kitchen. You can constantly utilize a shop purchased mix, however there’s a great deal of variation out there so ensure you discover one you like.

  • Pasta Options for Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta:

    You can actually utilize any shape of pasta you’d like to make Cajun Chicken Pasta. I choose linguine, however other popular options consist of penne and spaghetti.

  • Meat Options:

    Cajun flavoring makes whatever much better, not simply chicken! Choose dark meat? Utilize chicken thighs! More of a seafood food lover? Shrimp is fantastic in this meal! Vegetarian? Overlook the meat, go heavy on the mushrooms, and include some additional veggies like tomatoes and zucchini. 

  • Can I make the chicken ahead of time? 

    To conserve a couple of minutes of cook time, you can constantly prep, prepare, and slice the chicken approximately 2 days ahead of time. Reheat on the stovetop by sautéing in a couple teaspoons of oil till heated up through.

a serving plate of cajun chicken pasta.

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Cajun spiced chicken breasts sliced and served on a bed of linguini with grilled bell peppers, mushrooms and red onion in a skillet

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is the ideal household meal. Juicy cajun-spiced chicken is served over a bed of velvety linguine that’s jam-packed loaded with sautéed veggies.

Preparation Time 5 minutes

Prepare Time 20 minutes

Overall Time 25 minutes

Components

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 teaspoons cajun flavoring divided
  • 6 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1 pound linguine
  • 3 bell peppers numerous colors, sliced
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 2 cups whipping cream

Directions

  • Rub each chicken breast with 1 teaspoon of cajun flavoring. Heat a big frying pan over medium-high heat. Include 3 tablespoons of butter. Scorch the chicken breasts in the butter till browned on each side. Minimize the heat to medium-low and continue to prepare till the chicken reaches an internal temperature level of 165 degrees F which will take about 5-7 minutes per side, depending upon density. Get rid of the chicken and reserved to rest.

  • Prepare pasta according to package instructions.

  • In the very same frying pan as you prepared the chicken, without cleansing, melt the staying 3 tablespoons of butter. Include bell peppers, onion, and mushroom. Sauté till veggies hurt. Sprinkle staying 2 teaspoons of cajun flavoring over veggies and cook 1 minute.

  • Pour in whipping cream and give a simmer. Simmer till sauce thickens.

  • Stir in prepared pasta and toss till layered and veggies are uniformly dispersed. Slice chicken breasts and serve over hot pasta.

Notes

Homemade Cajun Flavoring:

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Calories: 780kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 44g | Hydrogenated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Salt: 228mg | Potassium: 824mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4385IU | Vitamin C: 79.5mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2.2mg

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.