the most amazing Cajun chicken alfredo recipe served with diced tomatoes and chopped parsley

The most amazing Cajun Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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This is the most amazing Cajun Chicken Alfredo you will ever eat. Made with flavorful Cajun chicken, creamy alfredo sauce that melts in your mouth, topped with fresh garden tomatoes and grated parmesan cheese. This is a delicious pasta dinner recipe that can be made in 30 minutes or less.

The most amazing Cajun chicken alfredo served on a white plate with a tomato on the side

Ingredients needed for this easy Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

  • Chicken
  • Olive Oil
  • Cajun Seasoning
  • Butter
  • Heavy Cream
  • Shredded Parmesan
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Fettuccine Noodles
  • Tomato
  • Parsley

How to make the best Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

  • Bring a large pot of water to boil and add 2 tsp. of salt. Add fettuccine noodles and cook until pasta is al-dente. Drain and set noodles aside.
  • While pasta is cooking, season both sides of the chicken breast with 2 Tbsp. of Cajun seasoning.
  • Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for about 4 minutes on both sides or until chicken is cooked through and and the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Remove from the skillet cover with aluminum foil and allow the chicken to rest.
  • Melt butter in the skillet over medium heat. Gradually whisk in heavy cream, salt and pepper, and 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning. Allow it to come to a simmer, gradually whisking for 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese until sauce becomes thick. If it becomes too thick, stir in a little bit more heavy cream.
  • Add cooked fettucine noodles, and stir to coat well.
  • Serve immediately with sliced Cajun chicken, diced tomatoes, chopped parsley, and shredded parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
How to make the best Cajun chicken alfredo in a skillet

Tips for making the best Cajun chicken alfredo pasta

  • Pound or roll chicken breast before cooking to allow chicken to cook evenly.
  • Be sure to rub Cajun seasoning into chicken and coat it well on both sides.
  • Make sure oil is hot before adding chicken to the pan. This will give the meat a good sear on the outside.
  • Allow the chicken to rest for a few minutes after cooking. This will ensure the meat stays nice and juicy.
  • Cook pasta until al dente.
  • If your Alfredo sauce is too thick add a little more heavy cream or some pasta water one tablespoon at a time until it reaches your desired thickness.

What kind of parmesan cheese should I use?

You want to use shredded parmesan cheese for homemade alfredo sauce. The texture is better and it melts a lot better that grated. You can use pre shredded or buy a block of parmesan cheese and shred your own.

Can I use different pasta noodles?

Of course you can. I used fettuccine noodles for a classic chicken alfredo look, but feel free to use any pasta noodles you have on hand. I would stay away form angel hair pasta though.

the most amazing Cajun chicken alfredo with diced tomatoes, chopped parsley, and shredded parmesan cheese

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the most amazing Cajun chicken alfredo recipe served with diced tomatoes and chopped parsley

The Most Amazing Cajun Chicken Alfredo

April King
This is the most amazing Cajun Chicken Alfredo you will ever eat. Made with flavorful Cajun chicken, creamy alfredo sauce that melts in your mouth, topped with fresh garden tomatoes and grated parmesan cheese. This is a delicious pasta dinner recipe that can be made in 30 minutes or less.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Chicken, Dinner
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 12 oz. fettuccine noodles
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 3 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 diced tomato, optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, optional

Instructions
 

  • Bring a large pot of water to boil and add 2 tsp. of salt. Add fettuccine noodles and cook until pasta is al-dente. Drain and set noodles aside.
  • While pasta is cooking, season both sides of the chicken breast with 2 Tbsp. of Cajun seasoning.
  • Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for about 4 minutes on both sides or until chicken is cooked through and and the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Remove from the skillet cover with aluminum foil and allow the chicken to rest.
  • Melt butter in the skillet over medium heat. Gradually whisk in heavy cream, salt and pepper, and 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning. Allow it to come to a simmer, gradually whisking for 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese until sauce becomes thick. If it becomes too thick, stir in a little bit more heavy cream.
  • Add cooked fettucine noodles, and stir to coat well.
  • Serve immediately with sliced Cajun chicken, diced tomatoes, chopped parsley, and shredded parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Notes

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Keyword Cajun Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Alfredo
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