Spice up Meal Time with This Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Sorcha McManigan

Sorcha McManigan

May 20, 2020

Creamy Cajun Chicken Recipe

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Are you guilty of making the same meals again and again? Food fatigue is real, but it’s hard to break away from the tried and tested dinners that we know our kids adore. If you’re looking to spice up their meals, give this creamy cajun chicken pasta a go.

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This recipe allows your kids to be adventurous with the cajun element, but the pasta and chicken will be familiar favourites that will encourage them to eat it. This dish is also very quick to make and plate.

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Spice up Meal Time with this Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts cut into thin strips
  • 2 tbsp of cajun seasoning
  • Olive oil
  • 4 ozs of linguine, cooked al dente
  • 1 thinly sliced spring onion
  • 1-2 cups of cream
  • 2 tbsp of chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tbsp of salt
  • 1/4 tbsp of dried basil or some fresh basil, chopped
  • Grated parmesan cheese

Method

  1. Place chicken and cajun seasoning in a bowl and toss to coat.
  2. In a large pan over medium heat, sauté chicken in olive oil until chicken is tender, about five to seven minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook your linguine according to the instructions and drain.
  4. Reduce heat, add spring onion, cream, tomatoes, basil and garlic.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, heat through.
  6. Add the cooked linguine, mix and top with some grated parmesan cheese.

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Have your say! Do you need to refresh your dinner menu? Are you going to try this cajun chicken pasta? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

Creamy Cajun Chicken

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Published On: May 20th, 2020 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: August 9th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Sorcha McManigan

Sorcha is a mum of one and enjoys sharing insights into raising a vegan child, green living and how to stay fit when your life is pulling you in so many different directions.

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