Cajun Chicken Pasta

with Sundried Tomatoes, Basil & Green Onion

  • 25 min
Family Friendly
Spicy
Poultry
Gluten
Cajun-flavored chicken tossed in a creamy melt-in-your-mouth sauce with pasta. Easy to make yet impressive in taste thanks to delicious sundried tomatoes.
Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ingredients

3/4 cup(s)
5% Cooking Cream
5 g
Basil
2 tbsp
Butter (not included)
3 tsp
Cajun Mix
1
Chicken Breast(s)
2
Green Onion(s)
200 g
Penne
1/3 cup(s)
Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Nutritional facts
Serving per portion
Amount / Serving
Calories
611 kcal
Total fat
10 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Sodium
2 g
Total Carbohydrate
93 g
Fiber
7 g
Sugar
19 g
Proteins
42 g

Instructions

Cook pasta
1

Cook the pasta

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add pasta and cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring from time to time until pasta is cooked (al dente). Drain, and reserve. Save some cooking water for later.

Prepare the ingredients
2

Meanwhile, prepare the ingredients

Cut the chicken into cubes. Chop the sun-dried tomatoes and the basil. Thinly slice the green onion.

Cook chicken
3

Cook the chicken

Toss chicken with Cajun seasoning (spicy!) in a bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté chicken in butter for 5-7 minutes.

Add cream
4

Prepare the sauce

Reduce the heat to low and add green onion, cream, sun-dried tomatoes and some salt and pepper to taste. Heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently, until warmed throughout.

Add pasta back to pan and serve
5

Serve

Add cooked pasta to the skillet and toss to coat with the sauce. Add reserved cooking water if more sauce is desired and toss well. Add basil and serve.