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Cajun Chicken and Linguine

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“Ready under 60 minutes”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling over high heat.
  2. Add pasta; cook as label directs.
  3. Meanwhile, in nonstick 12-inch skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  4. Add chicken and Cajun seasoning and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken just loses its pink color throughout, stirring frequently.
  5. Transfer chicken to plate.
  6. In same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
  7. Add onion and pepper and cook, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender and browned, stirring occasionally.
  8. Add mushrooms and salt and cook, covered, 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Drain linguine, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.
  10. Return linguine to saucepot.
  11. Add cooking water and cream; heat to boiling over medium heat.
  12. Stir in onion mixture; heat through.
  13. Remove saucepot from heat; add tomato, basil, and chicken with its juices on plate, and toss to mix well.

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