Bayou Pasta With Chicken ( Copycat Chili's Cajun Chicken Pasta )

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chalsea

I got this recipe from a place that claimed it as a copycat of Chilis Cajun Chicken Pasta, so I had to try it, and was pleasantly surprised that it DID taste a lot like it!

Top Review by Tinkerbells Mommy

This tasted like it came straight from a restaurant! So yummy. I have made it a couple of times now. Just add more cajun seasoning if you want it spicier...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook penne according to package directions.
  2. Melt butter over medium heat. Add flour; stir for 1 minute. Add half-and-half; stir until thickened, 6 minutes. Remove from heat; add parmesan, salt and pepper. Cover.
  3. Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Rub Cajun seasoning and cayenne evenly over chicken. Warm oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, turning once, until no longer pink in center, 6-8 minutes. Slice chicken.
  4. In a bowl, toss pasta with sauce. Top with chicken and tomatoes and serve.

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