Cajun Chicken Pasta

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Copyright 2009 Allrecipes.com; by Carol Spradling

Summary

Chicken dredged in Cajun spices is sauteed with bell peppers and mushrooms, and presented in a basil-cream sauce over linguine.

INGREDIENTS

2  Foster Farms Boneless Skinless Breast Fillets

4 ounces linguine pasta

2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

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

  Sauce

2 tablespoons butter

1  red bell pepper, sliced

1  green bell pepper, sliced

4  fresh mushrooms, sliced

1  green onion, chopped

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DIRECTIONS

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.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

Calories   951 cal
Total Fat   62.5 g
Cholesterol   273 mg
Sodium   1302 mg
Carbohydrates   55.7 g
Fiber   5.1 g
Protein   45 g

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