Spicy Chicken in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

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“While digging through the pantry I threw this together and thus a new favorite dish was born. This can stretch a few ingredients to feed the family. Try and you will agree this is a dish you will feel good about serving to friends as well. Blackened Chicken Penne has a ingredient list for making your own blackeining seasonings if you wish”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. season chicken well with blackening seasoning.
  2. in heavy skillet heat to med- high. add 1 T of butter and 1 T olive oil.
  3. cook chicken until just done about 6-8 minutes and remove to a plate.
  4. add mushrooms to skillet and 1 T butter.
  5. cook mushrooms until they start to brown, add garlic and cook no more than 2 minutes being careful not to scorch the garlic.
  6. add tomatoes, basil, blackening season and red pepper flakes.
  7. let cook for 5-6 minutes until most of the tomato liquid is gone.
  8. add cream and turn down the heat to medium and let cook for 5-6 minutes. taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
  9. sprinkle parmesan over and stir until well combined, add green onions.
  10. return chicken to mixture and let cook 5 more minutes.
  11. add pasta and spinach and stir to coat cook 2 minutes or until pasta is heated through.
  12. serve.

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