Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Recipe

I just love Alfredo sauce, Already made a Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Chicken, and Mushrooms recipe in my blog, and a lot of people love that recipe, This time I tried with different style, Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo.¬†This dish is a perfect mix of creamy Alfredo sauce, tasty Cajun spiced chicken, and crunchy broccoli. It’s not just food, believe me, it will be a tradition in your kitchen.

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Why did I try this Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo?

If you love Alfredo sauce with chicken, This Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo is just what you need. It’s the perfect mix of easy and fancy. The Cajun seasoning gives the chicken a delicious kick, blending perfectly with the creamy Alfredo sauce and fresh broccoli. requiring just a few ingredients and simple steps.

Ingredients

For this Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo, you’ll need:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 pound broccoli florets
  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 2 cups Alfredo sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for cooking

How to Make Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Cajun Magic on Chicken

First, put special Cajun seasoning on chicken slices. Cook them in a pan with oil until they look golden and are all cooked inside.

Broccoli Bliss

While the chicken is cooking, make the broccoli happy! Cook it until it’s just right, not too soft, not too hard. We want it to be green and crunchy.

Alfredo Elegance

In another pot, cook special pasta as it says on the package. Add broccoli to the pasta party in the last few minutes. Pour out everything but keep a little pasta water. Warm up the Alfredo sauce in the pot. Slowly add the pasta water until it’s just the way we like it.

Bringing It All Together

Mix the tasty Cajun chicken, pasta, and broccoli in the Alfredo sauce until they’re all covered in the creamy goodness. Add a bit of salt and pepper to make it perfect!

Kitchen Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Pot for pasta
  • Another pot for Alfredo sauce
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Mixing bowls
  • Tongs for tossing
  • Plates for serving

How to Store?

If you end up with extra, keep them fresh by putting them in a sealed container in the fridge. The flavors get even better overnight, making a yummy lunch for the next day. To warm it up, a short turn in the microwave or a gentle heat on the stove brings back all the deliciousness.

Tips

You can decide how much Cajun spice to use. If you like it super spicy, put in a lot. If you want it a bit mild, use just a little. If you don’t want chicken, you can use tofu or add extra veggies to make it a veggie party. The Alfredo sauce goes well with lots of yummy ingredients. If you have extra time, try using fresh fettuccine pasta. It makes the dish even more special and tasty!

FAQ

Can I use store-bought Cajun seasoning?

If you don’t feel like making your own Cajun seasoning, a good one from the store is just as good for a fast and easy dinner.

Can I make this dish ahead of time?

Sure! You can get a head start by making the Cajun chicken and broccoli ahead of time. When you’re ready to eat, just mix them with freshly cooked pasta and Alfredo sauce.

Pairings

You can Make your meal even better by enjoying this Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo with a cozy mint tea, or you can eat it with some mashed potatoes as I did, it is so delicious.

Conclusion

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Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Maureen Gil
Enjoy tasty Cajun chicken, yummy broccoli, and creamy Alfredo sauce in this easy recipe. it's super delicious! and It's a quick dinner for your family.
5 from 1 vote
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Cajun
Servings 4 servings
Calories 550 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 pound broccoli florets
  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 2 cups Alfredo sauce
  • Olive oil for cooking
  • Salt and pepper

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Instructions
 

  • First, put special Cajun seasoning on chicken slices. Cook them in a pan with oil until they look golden and are all cooked inside.
  • While the chicken is cooking, make the broccoli happy! Cook it until it's just right, not too soft, not too hard. We want it to be green and crunchy.
  • In another pot, cook special pasta as it says on the package. Add broccoli to the pasta party in the last few minutes. Pour out everything but keep a little pasta water.
  • Warm up the Alfredo sauce in the pot. Slowly add the pasta water until it's just the way we like it.
  • Mix the tasty Cajun chicken, pasta, and broccoli in the Alfredo sauce until they're all covered in the creamy goodness. Add a bit of salt and pepper to make it perfect!

Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Cajun Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo
Amount per Serving
Calories
550
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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