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Cajun Chicken Pasta

By Lori Hale

Cajun Chicken Pasta


  • ¾ lb. Rotini (cooked according to the package).
  • 2 Tbl. butter
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breast halves sliced ½ inch thick
  • 3 glove of garlic (minced)
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped
  • 2 Tbl. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne pepper)
  • 8 ounce heavy cream
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut up)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut up)
  • 8 oz. fresh mushrooms quartered
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated


Cook rotini (or similar pasta) according to the package directions. Drain and set aside. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken. Cook stirring frequently until brown, about 6-8 minutes. Add garlic, onions, Cajun seasoning, and ground black and red pepper. Add bell peppers and mushrooms. Stir to combine. Cover for 5 minutes. Uncover stir in cream and let it simmer another 2 minutes. Stir in parmesan cheese. Remove sauce from heat. Stir in cooked pasta and serve immediately.

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