Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Bring a little Louisiana to your kitchen with this simple and easy Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe, made with rotisserie chicken!

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 10 mins

Total time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 whole Rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 8 oz Rotini, cooked
  • 4 teaspoons of Cajun seasoning
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream (or 1 cup fat-free half-and-half)
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta per directions on package and drain. Set aside.
  2. Shred the Rotisserie chicken into bite size pieces and place in a ziplock bag.
  3. Pour the cajun seasoning on top and shake well.
  4. Finely chop the scallions.
  5. In the pot where you made your pasta, add the milk and cream (or fat-free half-and-half)
  6. Add chopped scallions, basil, salt, garlic powder, pepper and heat until it reaches a slight boil.
  7. Add the pasta and chicken and stir until fully coated.
  8. Add half of the cheese and stir until slightly thickened, and add the rest.
  9. Top with parsley.
  10. Serve with garlic or French bread.

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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

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