T.g.i. Friday's Spicy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Recipe by senseicheryl
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 2-4
YIELD: 2-4 dishes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • For the Spicy Cajun Pasta Sauce
  • 2
    ounces olive oil
  • 1
    tablespoon garlic, fresh, chopped
  • 12
    cup onion, cut in large chunks
  • 12
    cup green pepper, diced in large pieces
  • 12
    cup red pepper, diced in large pieces
  • 18
    teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1
    cup chicken stock
  • 1
    cup v 8 vegetable juice
  • 1 -3
    tablespoon cornstarch (mix about a tablespoon with a couple table spoons cold water to form a slurry)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the Pasta
  • 10
    ounces fettuccine (cooked al dente)
  • 1
    tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1
    chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cooked and sliced in strips
  • 1
    teaspoon parsley, chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare sauce: Heat oil in saute pan; add garlic; saute for 30 seconds; add onions and saute for 1 minute; add peppers and continue to saute for another minute. Deglaze with chicken stock and reduce to half. Add V-8 juice and cayenne pepper; bring to boil; simmer 10 minutes.
  • Thicken to consistency with cornstarch; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Add cooked pasta to sauce and heat through until hot.
  • Arrange on serving dish and top with chicken breast. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley.
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