For the Chicken:
- 1 Whole - with no fat or bones Chicken Breast
- 2 Tablespoons Cajun
- 1 Tablespoon Canola Oil
For the Sauce:
- One color or two colors - cut into strips Peppers
- 1 medium - cut into half slices - separated Onion
- 2 Cloves Crushed Garlic
- Per Taste Salt
- Per Taste Ground Black Pepper
- 1/2 Teaspoon Cajun
- ½ teaspoon - the brave are invited to use hot paprika Sweet Paprika
- 32 % or more. 250 ml - you can substitute vegetable Sweet Cream
- 15 % - 250 ml - you can substitute vegetable Cooking cream
- 1 Full Tablespoon Cornstarch
- 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- Fettuccine pene, Pefionim, pappardelle, tagliatelle Pasta
- It is advisable to start heating water for pasta now - the water takes time to boil and the sauce will be ready along with the pasta.
Preparing the chicken
- Clean the chicken breast and cut it into cubes (at least 1-2 cm)
- Place the chicken in a bowl - Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of Cajun and rub with your hands until all chicken pieces are fully coated.
- Heat a large, shallow pan with a tablespoon of canola oil.
- Fry the chicken until it is browned on all sides.
- Remove to a bowl (a different one as to the one that was used earlier – never mix live and cooked chicken!)
- Put the pasta into the boiling water according to the preparation instructions.
Now for the sauce
- Heat the pan that was used for the chicken.
- Add the olive oil and heat.
- When the oil is hot - fry the onion for 2 minutes.
- Add the peppers, half a teaspoon of Cajun, half a teaspoon of paprika, salt, pepper and crushed garlic.
- Cook - stirring, until they are soft.
- Add the cream and bring to a boil.
- Add the cornstarch and mix very well.
- Cook until all thickens (5 minutes), continually stirring.
- By this point, the pasta should be ready. If not, then wait a short while until it is ready and drain it. . .
- Add the now ready pasta with the chicken to the pan and stir.
- Cook over medium-low heat for 3 minutes.
- There you go, its ready!
- You can decorate this dish with spring onions and a bit of Cajun!