Thursday, August 6, 2015

Food Recipe of the Day: Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta
Cajun Chicken Pasta
One of the best things about visiting Louisiana is undoubtedly Cajun Cuisine! This delicious food form brings the best of Southern down home cooking with the elegance of French cuisine. Just a hint of spice adorns this delicious dish and features some of the finest parts of Cajun cooking all on your plate. Give this dish a try tonight, your family will love it!

Used In This Recipe:



Cajun Chicken Pasta


Ingredients:


- 4 ounces linguine pasta
- 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
- 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
- 2 tbs butter
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 4 fresh mushrooms, diced
- 1 green onion, chopped finely
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 tsp dried basil
- 1/4 tsp lemon pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp garlic powder
- 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:


  1. Bring 6 Quarts of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, cook for 8-10 minutes or until noodles are Al Dente; drain the noodles.
  2. Place Cajun seasoning and chicken in a resealable plastic bag. Shake thoroughly to coat each chicken breast.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the chicken with butter or margarine for 5 to 7 minutes until it is almost tender.
  4. Add the diced red and green peppers, green onions, and mushrooms. Saute for 2-3 mins. Reduce heat slightly.
  5. Add black pepper, garlic powder, lemon pepper, salt, basil, and cream. Heat these ingredients through. Add the cooked pasta, toss. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and serve! 

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