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Cajun Chicken Linguine

Our pasta began as a special, but due to its overwhelming popularity, we made it a permanent part of our menu. In the 9 years we've been open, we have become a favorite restaurant with locals and travelers alike because our food is not typical hotel fare.—Monroe Street Grille, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (6 ounces each), cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 slices green pepper
  • 8 slices sweet red pepper
  • 6 medium fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 to 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces linguine, cooked and drained
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, toss Cajun seasoning and chicken to coat.
  • In a large skillet, saute chicken in butter over medium heat until no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes. Add vegetables; cook and stir until tender, 2-3 minutes. Reduce heat. Stir in cream and seasonings. Add linguine and toss to coat; heat through. If desired, sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 873 calories, 60g fat (36g saturated fat), 256mg cholesterol, 1239mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 35g protein.

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