Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Chicken Alfredo fans, here is your next dinner recipe . . . Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta. It is hearty, delicious, and has just a hint of spice.

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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
 
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Yield: 6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 rotisserie chicken (or 3 chicken breasts, cooked)
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced (you can use a green pepper in a pinch)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 tsp chicken base or chicken boullion
  • 1 Tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 8 oz grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 pound rotini pasta, cooked in salted boiling water
  • 2 green onions for garnish
Instructions
  1. Shred chicken and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet saute onion in butter over medium heat for about 4 minutes. Add yellow pepper and saute another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and flour. Stir till flour is absorbed. Quickly whisk in the milk, cream, chicken base, and cajun seasoning. Cook and stir till thickened and creamy.
  4. Add the shredded chicken and heat through. Stir in the halved tomatoes just before serving. Mix with the hot pasta. Garnish with sliced green onions.

 

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Comments

  1. wow…. If it looking that beautiful what will be the taste of it…? I just simply want to have taste of it.. My mouth has filled with water. I just love eating pasta and if it the mixture of chicken then what to tell. Thanks for sharing such a great recipe. Really gonna try this at my home.

  2. We are huge pasta eaters at our house too. Its one of the foods Colby will never say no to, so I always try to sneak veggies in with it. This looks delicious, definitely trying soon!

  3. I love the idea of the cajun version!

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