Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe

– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
– 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning (adjust to taste)
– 8 oz fettuccine pasta (or pasta of your choice)
– 2 tbsp olive oil
– 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
– 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
– 1 small onion, thinly sliced
– 3 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 cup heavy cream
– 1/2 cup chicken broth
– 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
1. **Prepare the Chicken:**
– In a bowl, toss the chicken strips with Cajun seasoning until well coated.
2. **Cook the Pasta:**
– Cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
3. **Cook the Chicken:**
– Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
– Add the seasoned chicken strips and cook until browned and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
4. **Prepare the Sauce:**
– In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil.
– Add the sliced bell peppers and onion. Sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
– Add the minced garlic and cook for another 1 minute until fragrant.
5. **Combine Everything:**
– Pour in the heavy cream and chicken broth, stirring to combine.
– Bring to a simmer and let it cook for 2-3 minutes, allowing the sauce to thicken slightly.
– Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until melted and well combined.
– Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. **Final Assembly:**
– Add the cooked chicken and cooked pasta to the skillet with the sauce. Toss everything together until evenly coated.
– Cook for another minute to heat through.
7. **Serve:**
– Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
– Serve hot and enjoy your creamy Cajun chicken pasta!
This recipe is perfect for a flavorful and comforting meal. Enjoy!
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