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Cajun Chicken and Pasta



  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 green or red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 3-4 green onions with tops, thinly sliced or 1/2 of a red onion, cut into thin strips
  • 6 large mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water
  • 8 ounces pasta, cooked and drained


  1. Place the chicken and Cajun seasoning in a plastic bag and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the chicken and cook for about 5-7 minutes (just until it loses the pink color).
  3. Add the vegetables and cook and stir for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the half-and-half and the remaining seasonings; heat through.
  5. Serve over pasta.

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