Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta



1 chicken breast 1/2 lb of shrimp (Optional) 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 green onion chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced or 1 tbsp of garlic powder Linguini pasta 1/2 C shredded parmesan 1/2 C of half and half cajun seasoning* 2 tbsp of butter 1/2 Diced roma tomato (optional) 1 tbsp of shredded parmesan cheese for serving fresh parsley salt to taste



  1. Prepare pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Season your chicken breast liberally with cajun seasoning. In a skillet, cook chicken in melted butter on medium heat till cooked throughout. Remove from pan. Slice into thin strips.
  3. (OPTIONAL) If adding shrimp, season with cajun mixture and saute shrimp for 3 minutes. Set aside.
  4. Add sliced bell peppers, green onion and 1 tsp of cajun seasoning to the same pan. Sauté till veggies begin to soften. Toss in the minced garlic. Return sliced chicken back to the skillet.
  5. Stir in the half and half. Let simmer till it begins to thicken. Toss in the the shredded parmesan.
  6. Now it’s time to mix everything together. Make sure to add your shrimp back to the skillet along with the cooked pasta. Give it a good toss and serve with additional parmesan and fresh chopped parsley!

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