Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

    Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

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    30min


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    A creamy chicken and capsicum pasta recipe with a Cajun kick.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 125g linguine pasta
    • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
    • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
    • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 green capsicum, chopped
    • 1 green capsicum, chopped
    • ½ red capsicum, chopped
    • ½ red capsicum, chopped
    • 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 1spring onion, chopped
    • 1spring onion, chopped
    • 1½ cups heavy cream
    • 1½ cups heavy cream
    • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
    • ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • a pinch garlic powder
    • a pinch ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    3. Meanwhile, place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl, and toss to coat.
    4. Meanwhile, place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl, and toss to coat.
    5. 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 capsicums, sliced mushrooms and spring onion; 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.
    6. 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 capsicums, sliced mushrooms and spring onion; 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.
    7. In a large bowl, toss linguine with sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
    8. In a large bowl, toss linguine with sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

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