Blackened Cajun Chicken Alfredo Recipe

2016-04-03
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 60m

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I love Cajun blackened chicken in recipes and I love chicken Alfredo…

its just a “win-win” situation when these two amazing worlds collide!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 3 TBSP minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup chopped Roma tomatoes
  • 2 cups baby Bella sliced mushrooms
  • 1 lb fettuccine
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Blackening Spice Mixture:
  • 3 TBSP garlic powder
  • 3 TBSP black pepper
  • 1 1/2 TBSP salt
  • 2 TBSP cumin
  • 2 TBSP onion powder
  • 3 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Step 2

Combine the spices to coat the chicken.

Step 3

Dredge each breast in the spice mixture coating completely.

Step 4

Heat an iron skillet until it is smoking hot.

Step 5

Cook each breast 2-3 minutes on each side.

Step 6

Transfer chicken to a baking pan and bake for 10 minutes to cook through thoroughly.

Step 7

Remove from pan and slice thinly; set aside.

Step 8

Cook pasta according to package directions and set aside.

Step 9

In another skillet, add the olive oil and garlic; cook 2-3 minutes.

Step 10

Add the white wine and heavy cream; simmer until sauce is reduced by half.

Step 11

Stir in Parmesan cheese and stir until melted.

Step 12

Add the tomatoes, mushrooms and pasta and toss to combine.

Step 13

Place chicken on top and serve.

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Dredge each chicken breast in the blackening spice mixture…

being sure to fully cover each chicken breast…

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Heat your iron skillet until it is smoking hot…

sear each side of each breast 2-3 minutes per side…

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Transfer the chicken to a baking sheet or baking pan

and place in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes…

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Remove from oven and slice each breast like this…

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You will have a platter of deliciousness when all is said and done…

but wait…

there’s more to the story…this beautiful story…

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To a large skillet add olive oil and the minced garlic…

lightly brown for 2-3 minutes…

stir in the wine and heavy cream…

bring to a simmer and cook until the sauce is reduced by half…

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Then add the Parmesan and stir until smooth and melted…

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Add the tomatoes, mushrooms and pasta…

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Toss it until all combined…

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Place the chicken on top and thoroughly enjoy…

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The end…

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