Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta
serves 2

100g/4oz linguine
2 skinless chicken breast fillet
halves, cut into thin strips
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
25g/1oz butter
1 green pepper, sliced
1 red pepper, sliced
4 mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, sliced
300ml/10fl oz double cream
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

• Cook the pasta in lightly salted boiling water until al dente. Drain.
• Meanwhile, put the chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl. Toss to coat. In a large frying pan over a medium heat, sauté the chicken in the butter for 5–7 minutes until almost tender. Add the peppers,mushrooms and onion, then cook,stirring for 2–3 minutes.
• Reduce the heat, and add the cream, basil and seasonings. Tip in the linguine, and toss gently. Heat through and serve immediately.

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