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cajun chicken pasta in a skillet with a wooden spoon and parsley for garnish

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta is a simple family dinner recipe that is ready and on the table in only 20 minutes. This pasta recipe has juicy chicken, fresh vegetables, parmesan cheese, and Cajun seasoning smothered in a creamy sauce. If you have been looking for delicious chicken and pasta recipes, you have come to the right place.
4.84 from 18 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Chicken, Main Course, pasta
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 533 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz. bow tie pasta
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2-3 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 3 tsp. Cajun seasoning, more or less to taste
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into slices
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into slices

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add cubed chicken, red and yellow bell peppers, Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  • Add milk and softened cream cheese and stir until the cream cheese is melted and the sauce is creamy.
  • Add cooked pasta noodles, and parmesan cheese. Stir to combine ingredients well. Serve immediately with garlic bread or a green salad. Enjoy!

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 533kcalCarbohydrates: 49.1gProtein: 30.3gFat: 24.8gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 107.4mgSodium: 546mgFiber: 2.3gSugar: 6.4gVitamin A: 101.6IUVitamin C: 67.8mgCalcium: 57.9mgIron: 11.8mg
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