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One-Pot Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta


  • Author: Linda Kurniadi

Description

With chicken and sausage, this one-pot cajun chicken alfredo pasta is crowd-pleasing comfort food. Creamy and silky-smooth— I couldn’t be happier to present to you this cajun chicken alfredo pasta recipe.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 pound chicken, cut into small 1-inch pieces
  • 14 oz smoked sausage, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2.5 cups heavy cream
  • 1.5 tablespoons cajun seasoning
  • 5 oz freshly shredded parmesan cheese, more for garnish
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Italian parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Using your largest skillet with a lid, add olive oil and chicken. Brown the chicken over medium-high heat. Once the chicken is cooked through, add sausage and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Add pasta, chicken broth, heavy cream, and Cajun seasoning. Stir all ingredients and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce the heat to low, close the skillet, and cook for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is al dente.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in shredded Parmesan cheese. Garnish with parsley and additional Parmesan to taste.