Cajun-style chicken pasta

Cajun-style chicken pasta


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About this recipe: Chicken dredged in Cajun spices is cooked with peppers and mushrooms, and served in a basil-cream sauce over linguine pasta.

Carol Spradling

Serves: 2 

  • 100g linguine pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 225ml double cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon and black pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl; toss to coat.
  3. In a large pan over medium heat, saute chicken in butter until cooked through, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add green and red peppers, sliced mushrooms and spring onions; cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in cream. Season the sauce with basil, lemon pepper, salt, garlic powder and black pepper; heat through.
  4. In a large bowl, toss linguini with sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

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Very quick and simple recipe, I thought the Cajun flavor was a little light, next time I may add a little more. Just needed something to give it a bit more of a kick, but good basic over all recipe. Just needs a little tweaking! - 12 Jan 2013

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