Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Meat and Poultry Chicken Chicken Breasts Pasta

Try this when you are feeling daring and want to mix things up a bit! A Southern inspired recipe that is sure to add a little fun to your dinner table. Try serving it with corn bread.

Servings per recipe: 2
Calories per serving: 1109
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 4 ounces linguine pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 fresh 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 ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • 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.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 82.2g 126%
    Saturated Fat 50.0g  
Cholesterol 348mg 116%
Sodium 1134mg 45%
Potassium 891mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 53.7g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4.4g 18%
Protein 42.7g 85%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 4269IU  
Vitamin C 91mg  
Calcium 219mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 26mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 90mg  
Folate 155mcg