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Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Tammy Giesick


1/2 box penne pasta
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (thin cut)
1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
3 tbsp. butter
1 pt. half and half
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1/3 c. plus 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan
1 diced tomato
1 tsp. sliced flat-leaf parsley

Cook penne according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
Pat chicken dry with a paper towel and dust both sides with Cajun seasoning until thoroughly coated. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add chicken, cooking through completely, about 5 to 6 minutes for each side. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
Add remaining butter to skillet, along with half and half, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and 1/3 cup Parmesan. Stir until combined and remove from heat.
Toss pasta in sauce and divide onto two plates (there will be some leftover). Slice chicken and place atop pasta. Sprinkle each with remaining Parmesan, diced tomato, and parsley. Serve.




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