Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
I have always been a fan of pasta and I should say that this recipe made me a bigger fan of it! Oh, man, you should give this one a try. Enjoy!
SPICY CHICKEN LAZONE PASTA
1 teaspoon of sea salt
2 teaspoon Creole seasoning (or Cajun seasoning)
2 teaspoon paprika powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 c all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 pound chicken tenders
4 tablespoons butter
Remaining seasoning mixture
2 c heavy cream
1 teaspoon paprika
8 ounces linguine
2 tablespoons parsley chopped
1/2 c Pasta water
Step 1: In a small mixing bowl, add in the Creole seasoning, paprika powder, garlic powder, onion powder, flour, and salt. Stir until well combined.
Step 2: Add in the chicken and season them generously with the seasoning mixture. Make sure to shake off any excess.
Step 3: Set aside leftover seasoning mixture for later use.
Step 4: Place a large pan on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 5: Add in butter and allow it to melt. Add in the olive oil as well.
Step 6: Add in the chicken and cook for about 8 minutes or until done.
Step 7: Remove the chicken from the pan and place them on a clean plate.
Step 8: In the same pan, add in 4 tablespoons of butter and the rest of the seasoning mixture. Cook the flour until done.
Step 9: Add in heavy cream and paprika. Allow the mixture to boil.
Step 10: Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 4 minutes. Make sure to taste the sauce and add more seasoning if needed.
Step 11: Remove the sauce from the heat.
Step 12: Meanwhile, cook the pasta. Refer to the directions provided on the package of the pasta noodles.
Step 13: Drain the pasta and reserve ½ cup of the pasta water.
Step 14: Put the cooked pasta into the sauce and stir until well combined. Add a little of the reserved pasta water if needed.
Step 15: Put it back on the stove and reheat.
Step 16: Top each serving with the chicken and sprinkle chopped parsley on top.
Step 17: Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 857kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 233mg | Sodium: 880mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2970IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2.2mg