Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta

339 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 0% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Serve up a spicy dinner for two with this hot and creamy linguini tossed with an eye-opening blend of chicken strips sauteed with Cajun seasoning, colorful bell peppers, mushrooms and onions. Cream, basil, lemon pepper and garlic powder finish the sauce.


4 ounce linguine pasta
2 chicken breast halves; cut up
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons Butter
1 Green bell pepper; chopped
1/2 red bell pepper; chopped
1/2 cup mushrooms; sliced
1 green onion; minced
1 1/2 cups Heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon Dried basil
1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese; grated

Original recipe makes 2 Servings



1. 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.

2. Meanwhile, place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl, and toss to coat.

3. 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.

4. In a large bowl, toss linguini with sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

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Cajun Chicken Pasta


spaghetti instead! still delicious! 👍

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"Exactly down to the letter same recipe, except it contains mushrooms. (Well, you forgot to take them out of the directions but left them in the ingredient list)" — Firebyrd Firebyrd

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"oops! I meant left them OUT of the ingredient list but left them in the directions *bites hand*" — Firebyrd Firebyrd

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"This one is exactly the same down to text formatting also, except it uses a jar of alfredo sauce instead of any heavy cream, added sundried tomatoes, and omitted lemon pepper." — Firebyrd Firebyrd

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"Finally, mine didn't use any prepared sauce, but did add the tomatoes, more parmesan cheese, and omit the lemon pepper! I also included instructions on how to get the pasta al dente for our beginning cooks here =)" — Firebyrd Firebyrd

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Fast, easy and delicious!
hilarytseng 1m ago

Loved it! I skipped the onions and forgot the parm (I love parm :-( ) but it was still amazing.
awhite8809 2m ago

I loved this dish instead of adding parm I added Alfredo Sauce and it tasted delicious, will definitely make again and also instead of using regular chicken breast I used the Perdue ready chicken and added seasoning on them.
melisimirzalioglu 3m ago

Loved this recipe!
jackieloops 3m ago

Super easy and good! Definitely a new fave!
marinda_phillips 3m ago

burrowmb 3m ago

This was beyond delicious!!
jennivelazco 3m ago

Very nice my family and enjoyed this recipe a lot.
JHR 4m ago

I thought this recipe was extremely bland. I even added more seasoning, but it wasn't as tasty as I expected.
MonicaQuach 11m ago

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