Wednesday, January 19, 2011
I used a combination of 2 recipes, one a friend of mine posted Jessi, and Pioneer Woman's.
Cajun Chicken Pasta
1 lb spaghetti(or any pasta)
1/2-1 lb chicken breast, cubed
3 sweet peppers, sliced(I used green, red, and yellow)
1 onion, sliced
2 tbsp butter
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups half and half
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 tsp lemon pepper
Cook pasta according to pkg directions.
Melt butter in pan. Sprinkle chicken with cajun seasoning with as much as you like. Place chicken in pan and cook until browned. Remove from the pan and set aside. Add veggies and garlic into pan and sprinkle with more seasoning. Cook for about 5-8 mins until crisp tender. Remove from the pan. Add cream, broth, and lemon seasoning(more cajun if desired). Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer until sauce thickens. Add in chicken and veggies to coat.
**This should be a fairly quick and simple meal to get together, but for whatever reason it TOOK forever! Part of this is due to my pans that I cook with and my sheer impatience for sauce to thicken, but it finally did! This could have used more cajun seasoning as it wasn't spicy hot, but it definitely had a lot of flavor! It was even better the next day! I think if I make it again I want to try Ree's version with the actual wine and tomatoes! This one was creamy but not over the top rich!