Pasta with Cajun Chicken
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into thin strips
2.5 T. Cajun seasoning
2 T. butter or margarine
1 red or green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
4 green onions with tops, thinly sliced OR
1 red onion, cut into strips
½ lb. mushrooms, sliced
1 ½ c. half & half
2 t. basil
½ t. minced lemon peel
1 t. lemon pepper
1 t. salt
½ t. garlic powder
1 T. cornstarch, mixed with 2 T. water
8 oz. pasta, cooked & drained
Place chicken & Cajun seasoning in a plastic bag & shake to coat.
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter/margarine. Add the chicken & cook for about 5-7 minutes or until no longer pink.
Add the peppers, onions & mushrooms. Cook & stir for another 3-4 minutes.
Add the half & half and remaining seasonings; heat through. Stir in the water/cornstarch mixture to thicken. Cook for a few more minutes.
Serve the chicken over the cooked pasta.