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Cajun chicken, farfalle pasta, parsley, and a wooden spoon in a black skillet.
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4 from 8 votes

Cajun Chicken Alfredo

Put a kick in a classic recipe when you make this Cajun chicken alfredo. Farfalle pasta paired with a savory, homemade white sauce makes for one comforting dish. Add cajun chicken to the mix and so hello to your new favorite recipe.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Cajun, Italian American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 1095kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb farfalle pasta or fettuccine
  • 3 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2-3 tsp Cajun Seasoning or to taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Season the chicken breasts with the cajun seasoning on both sides.
  • Add about 2-3 tbsp of vegetable oil to a skillet and cook the chicken for about 4 mins on each side on medium low heat. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the garlic to the same skillet you cooked your chicken in and sautee it for a couple of seconds. Add the heavy cream.
  • Add the parmesan cheese and the remaining cajun seasoning. Cook sauce for about 4-5 mins on medium-high heat.
  • Add the pasta, lemon zest, and chopped chicken to the sauce and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 1095kcal | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 64g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 226mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 576mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2410IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 267mg | Iron: 3mg