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Cajun Chicken Pasta
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Cajun Chicken Pasta

Course Lunches, Main Dishes, Side Dishes
Cuisine American, French
Keyword basil, black pepper, butter, cajun, chicken, cream, dairy, garlic, green peppers, lemon pepper, mushrooms, onions, Parmesan cheese, parsley, Pasta, penne, red pepper
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, boneless
  • 2 tsp Creole Seasoning
  • 4 Tbsp Prairie Farms unsalted butter
  • 8 oz Mushrooms, fresh, sliced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, sliced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, sliced
  • 4 Green Onions, chopped
  • 3 Cups Prairie Farms Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 tsp basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese, Grated
  • 10 oz Penne Noodles
  • Parsley, fresh

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, just until al dente. Drain, and set aside.
  • Slice chicken breasts into strips, and season with Cajun seasoning. In a large, deep skillet over medium high heat, melt butter, then add chicken and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, red peppers, green peppers and green onions. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  • Blend in cream, lemon pepper seasoning and all spices. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until sauce thickens, stir occasionally.
  • Add cooked pasta and parmesan cheese. Stir to blend. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve immediately. Refrigerate any leftovers.

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