Friday, December 9, 2011

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

This is a pretty simple recipe to get together and a family favorite. At the end of the last deployment Phil made this was the dinner he was asking for! 

boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 pound linguine , cooked al dente

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cajun seasoning

  • tablespoons butter

  • thinly sliced green onions

  • cups heavy whipping cream

  • 1 cubed tomato

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • Place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl and toss to coat.

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté chicken in butter or margarine until chicken is tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Reduce heat add green onion, heavy cream, tomatoes, basil, salt, garlic powder, black pepper and heat through.

  • Pour over hot linguine and toss with Parmesan cheese.

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