Chili’s Copycat Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe
This Chili's Copycat Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe is a family favorite at our house. A little spicy, and lot delicious and easy to make!
- 8 ounces penne pasta
- 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 4 teaspoons cajun seasoning
- 4 Tablespoons butter divided
- 3 cups half and half
- ½ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 tomatoes diced
- ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Cook penne pasta according to directions on the box. Drain pasta and set aside.
Place chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and sprinkle in cajun seasoning. Reseal bag and shake thoroughly until chicken is evenly coated.
In a large skillet, saute chicken breasts over medium heat in 2 Tablespoons of butter, turning occasionally until cooked through.
In a separate skillet combine half and half, 2 Tablespoons butter, lemon pepper, salt, pepper, and garlic powder over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat when cream mixture starts to bubble.
Pour cream sauce over cooked noodles. Slice chicken breasts into strips.
Serve pasta on serving plates.
Top with chicken breast strips, and sprinkle on diced tomatoes and Parmesan cheese.
Calories: 679kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 1030mg | Potassium: 790mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2608IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 371mg | Iron: 2mg