Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta | How to make Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta

By Antara Navin  |  13th Jun 2016  |  
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About Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta Recipe

The Cajun chicken pasta is a fusion of Italian and United States Southern cuisines. This is my recipe for the Cajun chicken pasta . You can taste the freshness of herbs like basil and parsley and the kick from cajun spice and cayenne.

Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta by Antara Navin has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 2 people. You can find Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta takes few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta is a good option for you. The flavour of Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta recipe on the page below.

Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta

Ingredients to make Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta

  • 3/4 cups Penne Pasta
  • 1 cup chopped ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed and finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/8 tsp dried or fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 tsp cajun spice seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne ( adjust as per your spice preference )
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning
  • salt as per taste
  • 1/4 cups grated parmesan cheese + 2 tbsp for garnishing
  • 1/3 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter or margarine

How to make Cajun Chicken Italian Pasta

  1. Wash and clean the chicken thighs in cold water and cut into small bite size pieces. Marinade the chicken with cajun spice seasoning, cayenne and pinch of salt . Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Cook the pasta al dente for 8-10 minutes in a pot of salted boiling water. Drain the pasta and wash it in cold water to stop it cooking. Keep it aside. Preserve 1 cup of the pasta water.
  3. Heat a pan and add the butter. Add onions and garlic. Saute till the onions become soft and translucent but do not cook the onions to brown. Add the chicken and saute them on medium high for two to three minutes. Add the mushrooms into the pan. The mushrooms leave water on heat. Continue to cook on medium high till all the water evaporates.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, basil, salt as per taste and cook on medium heat for another 10-12 minutes till the tomatoes and the mushrooms become soft and the chicken is cooked.
  5. Add the pasta water and milk into the pan and bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the flame and add mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, parsley and Italian seasoning into the pan.
  6. Continue to cook on low medium to medium heat till all the cheese melts in the mixture and the mixture thickens. Add the cooked pasta. Simmer on low flame for another 2-3 minutes. Turn off the gas.
  7. Serve the pasta hot and garnish it with the parmesan cheese.

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