One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe
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5 from 2 votes

One Pot Cajun Chicken Pasta

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Quick and easy Cajun chicken pasta recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute meal is comfort food, packed with Cajun seasoning.

Servings: 6 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Calories: 619 kcal
Author: Abeer

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Spaghetti
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 2 pounds Boneless chicken breast Cut into very small cubes
  • 3 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Red pepper Cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 cup Alfredo sauce Adjust according to your preference, OR heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Boil spaghetti in a large nonstick pot, as per box instructions. Drain water and keep aside. 

  2. In the same pot, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat. 

  3. Add chicken, Cajun seasoning, salt, pepper, lemon zest and saute everything until chicken is no longer pink. 

  4. Add onion, red peppers, garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Make sure not to burn the garlic. 

  5. Pour Alfredo sauce and cook until mixture is thick and creamy. 
    Note: If you are using heavy cream instead of Alfredo sauce, let it cook over medium high heat until liquid is reduced and sauce thickens. 

  6. Stir in parmesan cheese.

  7. Mix in boiled spaghetti and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Cajun Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 619 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 640mg 27%
Potassium 844mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 61g 20%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 45g 90%
Vitamin A 46.7%
Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 8.9%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.