Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Main Dish Pasta Chicken

Cajun cooking is a combination of French and Southern cuisine. It is robust, country style cookery - and so is this dish! Laissez le bon temp roulez and bon appetit!

Servings per recipe: 2
Calories per serving: 935
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 40m


  • 4 ounces linguine pasta
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup 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
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1   Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  • 2   Place the chicken and the Cajun seasoning in a plastic bag. Shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the chicken in butter or margarine until almost tender (5 to 7 minutes).
  • 3   Add the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, mushrooms and green onion. Saute and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat.
  • 4   Add the cream, basil, lemon pepper, salt, garlic powder and ground black pepper. Heat through. Add the cooked linguine, toss and heat through. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 61.7g 95%
    Saturated Fat 37.0g  
Cholesterol 271mg 90%
Sodium 1189mg 48%
Potassium 914mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Protein 43.7g 87%
Sugars 7g  
Vitamin A 4343IU  
Vitamin C 128mg  
Calcium 237mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 26mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 90mg  
Folate 166mcg