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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Homemade Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is such a simple and quick recipe, perfect for weeknight dinners. Juicy chicken breast tossed in tender pasta in a creamy cajun garlic sauce.

All you need is a slice of Focaccia Bread to soak up the creamy sauce, plus a simple Caesar Salad for a memorable pasta night.

Cajun chicken pasta in a deep skillet topped with fresh greens and parmesan cheese.

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Copycat Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe

We love recreating our favorite recipes and this copycat recipe for Chili’s Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe is going to become a family favorite!

Creamy pasta with pieces of tender and juicy cajun flavored chicken in the most delicious homemade cajun sauce. You will love all the flavors from the dish and it comes together in under 30 minutes so it’s perfect for busy weeknights. I’m excited to add this to our long lineup of 30-minute meals.

Cajun chicken pasta unmixed in a white deep skillet topped with fresh greens.

Ingredients

  • Pasta – For this recipe, we used linguine pasta but you can use any type of pasta: angel hair, linguine, fettuccine, elbow, macaroni, penne, bow tie pasta will all work great.
  • Chicken – We used chicken breasts but chicken thighs will work as well.
  • Cajun Seasoning– You can use your favorite store-bought cajun seasoning. You’ll also need salt and pepper.
  • Garlic– Freshly minced or finely chopped garlic will give the best flavor, but you can substitute with 1 tsp dried garlic, or add it to taste.
  • Butter – for sauteing garlic and adds flavor to the sauce.
  • Heavy Whipping Cream – Makes the sauce rich and creamy.
  • Parmesan – Grated parmesan cheese or shredded parmesan will work great.
All the ingredients needed to make this homemade creamy cajun chicken pasta.

How to Make Cajun Chicken Pasta

  1. Cook Pasta – boil in a pot of salted water until al dente, according to the package instructions.
  2. Prepare Chicken – Using a meat mallet or the bottom of a saucepan, pound the chicken breasts into an even thickness and season both sides with cajun seasoning. Saute the chicken in a skillet with oil until fully cooked then slice into strips.
  3. Make the Sauce – In a deep skillet, saute the garlic in butter 30-60 seconds or until fragrant. Add the diced tomatoes and saute for about 2 minutes. Add the cream, remaining cajun seasoning, and parmesan cheese and bring to a simmer.
  4. Combine – Add the pasta and sliced chicken to the sauce and toss to combine.
  5. Serve – Top with parmesan and parsley to serve.

Pro Tip: You can adjust the spiciness in the pasta by adding more or less of the Cajun seasoning.

Step by step collage of how to make homemade Cajun pasta with tender and juicy chicken.

Variations and Add-Ins

  • Vegetables – you can add cooked broccoli or asparagus to the pasta when tossing everything together.
  • Vegetarian pasta – leave out the chicken or substitute chicken with mushrooms.
  • Substitute the chicken – try sliced sausage or kielbasa instead of chicken. You can also make it a seafood pasta like our Cajun Shrimp Pasta.
  • Lighter pasta – try using half and half or light cream to cut the calories, but keep in mind the sauce will be thinner.
Creamy cajun chicken pasta in a skillet topped with fresh chopped greens and grated parmesan cheese.

This restaurant copycat Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe is sure to please. If you love comforting pasta dishes, check out the list below for more dinner inspiration.

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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

5 from 450 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is such a simple and quick recipe, perfect for weeknight dinners. Juicy chicken breast tossed with tender pasta in a creamy cajun garlic sauce, ready in 30 minutes.

Author: Valentina Ablaev
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $10-$12
Keyword: cajun chicken pasta
Cuisine: Cajun
Course: Main Course
Calories: 483
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz linguine pasta
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp cajun seasoning, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2/3 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, finely chopped, to serve

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add 1 Tbsp salt. Cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water then drain, cover, and keep warm.

  2. Beat the chicken breasts so that they are even in thickness and season all over with 1½ Tbsp cajun seasoning.

  3. In a large non-reactive skillet*, heat 2 tsp oil over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken and sear on both sides. Turn heat down to low and saute until cooked through and 165˚F on a thermometer. Transfer to a cutting board, slice into thin strips, and cover to keep warm.

  4. In the same skillet over medium heat, saute the butter and garlic for 30-60 seconds or until the garlic is fragrant. Add the diced tomatoes and saute another 2 minutes.

  5. Add in the heavy whipping cream, remaining cajun seasoning, and parmesan cheese, and bring to a simmer. Season to taste if needed.

  6. Add the sliced chicken and cooked pasta to the sauce and toss until combined and pasta and chicken are warmed through. Add warm reserved pasta water if desired to thin the sauce. Serve with freshly grated parmesan and chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

*Avoid using cast iron or copper pans anytime you are making a creamy sauce with an acidic product like tomato or it will react and make the sauce grainy. 

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 483 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 123mg41%
Sodium 202mg9%
Potassium 397mg11%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 2368IU47%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 160mg16%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Valentina Ablaev

I am Valentina, the creator behind the food blog Valentina’s Corner where I share our family’s favorite recipes. When I am not in the kitchen, I enjoy spending quality time with my husband and 5 children. We invite you to join us on our blogging journey!

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  • Kelly
    September 28, 2022

    This was delicious! Me, my husband, AND even my 2 year old daughter loved it! She kept asking for more! And I’m currently following WW and it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be and made it work for my day! I’m “adding this to the rotation” as me and my husband say. Thank you!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 28, 2022

      Love the review! Thank you for sharing your experience trying this recipe. Glad it was a success!

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  • Martha
    September 26, 2022

    We all loved it!!! I followed the recipe exactly and added cooked broccoli as suggested – delish! It is easy, but if you’re cooking alone, I recommend having all the ingredients prepped and measured before you start. It comes together quickly at the end.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 27, 2022

      Thank you for your review and suggestion. We appreciate it!

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  • Carrie Sloan Meyer
    September 26, 2022

    Very good! And heats up well too for leftovers- if you don’t eat it all in one sitting that is!!! YUMMY!!!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 26, 2022

      Thank you for sharing that with us, Carrie! 🙂

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  • Tisha R
    September 24, 2022

    Delicious!!! A friend shared this recipe with me and I just finished making it for the 3rd time. W I always double the recipe so we have plenty for leftovers, which are important to have in this house!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 24, 2022

      Left overs are so good! Thanks, Tisha! I’m so glad you love this recipe.

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  • Suzette
    September 19, 2022

    Made tonight for dinner. Super easy. Super quick and super delicious!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 19, 2022

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Suzette!

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  • Melinda Mustered
    September 16, 2022

    I made this last night over gf noodles for me and wheat ones for my husband. It was delicious, easy, and fast!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 16, 2022

      That’s great, Melinda! I’m happy it was enjoyed.

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  • Tonya
    September 16, 2022

    My son dislikes cheese. Can I omit the Parmesan and expect good results? 🖤

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 16, 2022

      Hi Tonya! I have not had this without the parmesan. It may lack on flavor a bit but I think it would be good still. You can also adjust by adding more seasoning or garlic to help.

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  • Marlen
    September 15, 2022

    Thank you for sharing your delicious recipe! It was easy and fast!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 15, 2022

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you’re enjoying my recipes, Marlen!

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  • Lori
    September 14, 2022

    Should canned, drained diced tomatoes be used in this recipe. Or fresh, seeded & chopped tomatoes???

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 14, 2022

      Hi Lori, we used a fresh tomato.

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  • Kat
    September 12, 2022

    Delicious recipe! I made this for my bf and I one week and he says it’s the best pasta recipe we’ve had.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 12, 2022

      So glad to hear that, Kat! Thank you for the review.

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  • Jody
    August 29, 2022

    This dish never fails and is a family favourite. While at the cabin this week, I mistakenly bought 2% milk instead of cream but added plain yoghurt and it thickened up and was still delicious!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 29, 2022

      Good to know that worked well! Thanks for your review, we appreciate you sharing your experience making this recipe.

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  • Lea
    August 25, 2022

    Fabulous. I hate Alfredo sauce from a jar. Not such thing as good jar Alfredo. So I decided to try this. With homemade pasta. This is so delicious for carb load day. 😋 so easy too. Hard to screw up.

    Thank you 😊

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 25, 2022

      Hi Lea, totally agree. Homemade is always so much better and I’m glad you loved it!

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  • Crysta
    August 18, 2022

    I’m making this recipe tonight. What wine would you pair with this? Thank you!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 18, 2022

      Hi Crysta! Probably something like a white wine since it pairs well with pasta.

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  • Anna
    August 10, 2022

    It was absolutely delicious! My family loved it! Loved it so much, there was no leftovers! Definitely a keeper!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 10, 2022

      That’s great, Anna! Thank you for sharing. 🙂

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  • Kim
    August 10, 2022

    Can you make this without the tomatoes – Does it take anything away from the dish if you don’t use them? I can’t eat tomatoes.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 10, 2022

      Hello Kim, we prefer it with the tomatoes and always recommend making the recipe as written first, but I get making, I hope you all still love it without the tomatoes!

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      • Kim
        August 11, 2022

        I did make it without the tomatoes. This dish was absolutely delicious! It reminded me of a dish they have at TGIFridays. It was a creamy cajun pasta with shrimp and chicken. I think it had onions and peppers in it also. Alot of recipes I try out from Facebook are ok, but this is definitely a keeper.

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          August 11, 2022

          Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Kim! I’m happy this was a hit!

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  • Sharon
    August 8, 2022

    I made this tonight, and it was spectacular. Raves from the entire family. I was looking to use up all the squash and okra from the garden, so I added that with the butter and garlic, and it was fantastic. I followed your tip to use half and half and it was still nice and thick with no other adjustments. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe, and your videos could not be more perfect.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 8, 2022

      That is so kind, thank you! So glad you enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Angela
    August 5, 2022

    I made this last night for my husband, aunt and grandparents. Everyone loved it! I added fresh broccoli from the garden (steamed in the microwave for 3 minutes). I also brined the chicken for about 45 minutes before cooking and it made it extra juicy and tender. We didn’t have any leftovers! I served it with breadsticks and a Caesar salad and we had mini cheesecakes for dessert. I will definitely be making this one again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 5, 2022

      I’m so happy to hear it was a hit with everyone, Angela! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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      • Traci
        August 9, 2022

        My husband can not eat dairy. What can I use in place of milk and cheese for this recipe?

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        • NatashasKitchen.com
          August 9, 2022

          Hi Traci! I have not tested any dairy-free alternative to advise.

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  • Benella Fields
    August 3, 2022

    I love this! I made a small addition with 2 cups baby spinach and used julienned Roma tomatoes. I made it keto friendly by serving it over fresh spinach as well.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 3, 2022

      Sounds good, I’m glad you liked the result and thank you for sharing!

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  • Jeanette
    August 2, 2022

    I’m making this again tonight. I’m going to add mushrooms as one comment suggested. Served over zoodles for my daughter and myself and linguine for my husband🙄

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  • Laura gonzalez
    August 1, 2022

    Just made This recipe. Wow!!!!
    Amazing. I just am in love this recipe will be in my rotation of recipes as long as I live. I’m so glad I took a chance. This recipe is legit I was skeptical because when I make chicken it’s always dry but there’s magic in the the Cajun seasoning I used. Juicy

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 1, 2022

      That’s wonderful! So glad you found this recipe and love it! Thank you for the excellent review, Laura! 🙂

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  • Liana
    August 1, 2022

    This recipe was fantastic and so easy to make. Doubled it and there were no leftovers! Your family will love it.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 1, 2022

      I’m so glad to hear that, Liana! Thank you for your fantastic review!

      Reply

  • PCI
    July 26, 2022

    Used what we had on hand, Costco rotisserie, Tony C seasoning, half/half, garlic, tomatoes etc. Added tbl of sour cream and everything else as called for. seasoned the chicken, fried in sauce pan per your instructions. Made it for 3 people. Everyone enjoyed it. Now in our repertoire. Good receipe to eperiment with!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 26, 2022

      Thanks for sharing that with us, good to know that you were able to make this work using the ingredients that you have on hand.

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    • Wanda shannon
      August 17, 2022

      Thanks so much for your comment, I had wondered how a Sams cooked chicken would work..trying this TONIGHT! And thank you Natasha for this great recipe..

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  • Tonda
    July 24, 2022

    This is super easy and SOOO delish! Don’t sleep on this one! Make it ASAP!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 25, 2022

      So glad you enjoyed it, Tonda! Thank you 🙂

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  • Socheata
    July 23, 2022

    Made this tonight ! Delicious! Thanks for the recipe Natasha !

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 23, 2022

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Annette
    July 14, 2022

    My kids all loved it! We will definitely make it again! Delicious.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 14, 2022

      That’s wonderful! I’m happy it was enjoyed.

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  • Mandi
    July 14, 2022

    Would love to make this, it sounds so good!! But I only have chicken tenderloins, would that work in place of the chicken breasts?

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 14, 2022

      Hi Mandi! That would be fine. Chicken tenderloins cook faster than chicken breast so you’ll just have to watch the time.

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  • Kim
    July 11, 2022

    I have a picky eater.. if I omit the diced tomatoes, will it affect the outcome of the recipe?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 11, 2022

      Hi Kim, we prefer it with the tomatoes and always recommend making the recipe as written first, but I get making adjustments picky eaters! I hope you all still love it without the tomatoes!

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  • Abbey
    July 11, 2022

    very interested in making this! Has anyone used rotel for the diced tomatoes? Also, any tips on how to reduce the amount of saturated fat?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 11, 2022

      Hi Abbey, that will work. While I have tried that myself, one of our readers responded with great feedback about using Rotel tomatoes. here’s what they said: “Wow! I made this tonight and it was delicious!! I used Rotel tomatoes and had some extra spinach that I added. I made my own Cajun seasoning and the amount of heat was perfect. This dish will definitely be added to my rotation” I hope this helps!

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  • Lynda
    July 7, 2022

    Can this recipe be frozen? I was hoping to make it ahead of time and freeze it.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 7, 2022

      Hi Lynda, I have not tried that. We prefer this dish fresh, But I bet you can prepare the recipe ahead in stages and then rehat it all before putting it together.

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  • Christine
    July 7, 2022

    Pensez-vous qu’il est possible d’utiliser de la crème de table 15% en remplacement de la crème à fouetter?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 7, 2022

      Hi Christine, it will be less creamy and may struggle to thicken as a full-fat heavy whipping cream, but that should still work! I hope you love this recipe!

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  • Anna
    July 6, 2022

    Thank you so much for this recipe! Another good yet easy recipe. Just made it for dinner tonight and everyone loved it

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 6, 2022

      You’re very welcome. So glad it was enjoyed.

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  • Sara
    July 5, 2022

    Hi – If I made own Cajun Spice, how much of each ingredient would you recommend? Also, can I use rotisserie chicken in this recipe? Thanks!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 5, 2022

      Hi Sara! Rotisserie chicken works great. I would use the seasonings to your taste preference. Sorry, I do not have an amount.

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  • Rhi
    July 5, 2022

    This is absolutely delicious! I did taper down the cajun coz of toddlers but we all loved it!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 5, 2022

      Thank you for sharing, Rhi! I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Jill
    June 30, 2022

    WOW! So goood!!!! I made it with zoodles instead of pasta. Perfection!!!! Even my kids liked it and that is saying something! Keeper recipe!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 30, 2022

      Happy to hear that, Jill! Thanks a lot for your good comments and feedback.

      Reply

  • Michael
    June 25, 2022

    I’m so happy that I came across your website and YouTube channel! I made this tonight. My husband and I absolutely loved it. We also have left overs for lunch tomorrow! I have saved many of your other recipes and I can’t wait to try them. Your videos are awesome. Thanks so much! 🙂

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 25, 2022

      Thank you for the review. I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Liz Streithorst
    June 23, 2022

    I made enough for 2 as directed. Since I am just one it made one very tasty meal that yearned for mushrooms that I didn’t have. The next day blanched some summer squash that it coming out my ears and adjusted the seasonings. That turned it into 3 meals! That’s good food on the cheap. Next time I’ll buy mushrooms for sure. Maybe onions, too. The 5 stars is because this recipe is totally versatile.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 23, 2022

      I’m so glad you loved it, Liz! That’s so great!

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  • Marvice
    June 20, 2022

    I liked this recipe very much. It was just right not to Spicy and not too salty. I was skeptic about using the 2Tbsp of Cajun Seasoning because it’s usually leads to it being salty, but this was perfect. I also liked using the diced tomatoes for added color.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 20, 2022

      So glad you followed the recipe as recommended, thank you for the great review!

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  • Maria
    June 20, 2022

    This recipe is sooo delicious! My husband gobbled it up and asked for seconds! I did cut up the chicken breasts into small pieces while raw and marinated in cajun spice for 2 hours. The meat came out tender and juicy!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 20, 2022

      Hi Maria, great to hear that your husband enjoyed this recipe. Thanks a lot for sharing that with us, I hope your family will enjoy all the other recipes that you will try from my website.

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  • Amanda
    June 15, 2022

    This recipe is delicious. My youngest is super picky with what he eats but he loves this dish! We now eat it once a week!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 15, 2022

      That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great!

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  • Celina
    June 8, 2022

    Hi! I plan on making this tonight. I love cajun flavor and would love to make it as is but some family members do not care for cajun flavor. Instead of cajun seasoning do you think I could add garlic salt, seasoning salt or pink himalayan salt to this recipe? Thanks in advance!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 8, 2022

      Hi Celina, I haven’t tried those substitutions, so I can’t speak to that. Substitutions may hinder the recipe outcome. I always suggest making a recipe as written the first time around and then adjusting to your liking. For reference, these are the ingredients in cajun seasoning: Salt, Red Pepper, Black Pepper, and Garlic. I hope that helps!

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  • Ryan
    June 7, 2022

    Delicious dinner, my fiancé and I enjoyed every bit of it. Definitely will make again and would suggest to anyone

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 8, 2022

      That’s really nice of you. We appreciate that you will be sharing my blog with others and I hope they love the recipes too!

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  • Jessica
    June 5, 2022

    Hello, this is a great recipe, but I think it was too spicey. Do you recommend any type of Cajun Seasoning? I bought one, but the brand I got was too spicey. I followed the recipe exactly, with the 2 Tbsp of Cajun Seasoning. Otherwise, this was a great recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 6, 2022

      Hi Jessica, you can make your own! The Ingredients listed on the cajun season I use are Salt, Red Pepper, Black Pepper, and Garlic. You can try adding less red pepper to it. I hope that helps!

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  • Geri
    June 4, 2022

    Question…. You advise not to use cast iron pans… can you use enamel coated pans? Le. Crueset? Staub? Thanks
    Geri

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 4, 2022

      Yes, an enamel-coated pan/pot would work great for this recipe.

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  • Lynda Fast
    June 4, 2022

    Hello, I made this and it was delicious.

    What is in your cajun spice blend?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 4, 2022

      Hi Lynda, we use this Cajun spice blend HERE. The ingredients listed on the product are: “INGREDIENTS: Salt, Red Pepper, Black Pepper, Garlic” I hope that helps!

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  • Holly
    June 4, 2022

    I made this last night and the whole family loved it! I only had a cup of heavy cream so I added about a cup of sour cream and it worked out great! Also used 16 oz. of pasta and there was still plenty of sauce. LOVE your recipes ♥️

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 4, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Holly!

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  • Katharina
    June 2, 2022

    It was asolutely delicious! So much flavor while being so easy to make!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 2, 2022

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Katharina! Thank you for sharing your awesome review!

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  • Daria Godwin
    May 26, 2022

    I am making this tonight, it looks and sounds delicious! I have not made any of your recipes that my family or I have not loved, and I have made a lot! Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 26, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Daria! I hope you get to try many more of my recipes soon!

      Reply

  • Jeannine
    May 23, 2022

    Sounds delish! What could u use in place of the heavy cream? Possibly evap milk.
    Made your beef/broccoli Saturday, my husband the “food critic” loved it! Wanted to make sure I WROTE down the exact recipe I used…LOL

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 23, 2022

      Hi Jeannine, glad to hear that your husband loved the recipe! You can try using half and half or light cream.

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    • Jane
      May 28, 2022

      Jeannine, If i dont have heavy cream i use half & half. It comes out fine. I don’t know about evap. milk though. That has its own flavor.

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      • Natashas Kitchen
        May 28, 2022

        Thank you so much for sharing that with us!

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  • Peg
    May 19, 2022

    I usually don’t bother to comment. I have made many of your recipes all of which we loved. This recipe is so easy and is excellent. My husband is a professional chef and he loved this as well. I added baby spinach. Would be great with sausage or even vegetarian.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 19, 2022

      I’m so happy you both enjoyed that, Peg!. Thank you for sharing that with me. I’m smiling extensive reading this comment!

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  • Jorgie Porgie
    May 19, 2022

    Wonderful and savory outcome. I’m sooo full but want seconds! Ugh. I added Chili Flakes, Mushrooms and Onions. I love the use of cajun seasoning–really comes through in the chicken and even more with a nice brown crust! Can’t wait to make this again!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 19, 2022

      Hello Jorgie, thank you for sharing your experience trying out this recipe. Good to know that you liked it!

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  • Debbie
    May 18, 2022

    Just made this for dinner tonight and omg!! Absolutely delicious… wow thanks for this recipe it came out amazing for my first time. I added red, yellow and orange peppers to mine. 2 thumbs up!! Keep the recipes coming.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 18, 2022

      Hello Debbie, thank you for the awesome feedback. I’m happy to know that you loved this recipe!

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  • Suzanne
    May 18, 2022

    Made this last night. This recipe is amazing! Totally delicious and loved by all. 10 stars out of 5!! Thank you for sharing!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 18, 2022

      Awesome! Thank you for the perfect rating, we appreciate the review!

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  • Scott Phillips
    May 17, 2022

    Ok, I was skeptical when my wife said I should follow you, but I’ve made several dishes of yours and I love all of them. The Creamy Cajun Chicken pasta was a huge hit. I doubled the recipe so I could share with the neighbors. And the left overs became breakfast. So happy with your ideas.

    Scott

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      May 17, 2022

      Hi Scott! Thank you so much for the wonderful review! So glad this was a hit!

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  • Jill
    May 16, 2022

    I am not a very good cook. I made this recipe tonight and couldn’t believe how good it came out. I did add red and yellow peppers and some white onion. Thank you for posting recipes that I feel comfortable trying. I have always been embarrassed about my lack of cooking skills but I think things may be looking up. I can’t wait for your cookbook.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 17, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Jill! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Michelle
    May 16, 2022

    This is delicious! The second time I made this, I also added sliced red pepper at the same time as butter and garlic and it added even more flavor and color

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 16, 2022

      Yum! That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Michelle!

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  • Sarah
    May 15, 2022

    Made this tonight and my VERY picky family loved it. Had to sub Old Bay for the creole season and a squirt of tomato paste for the diced tomatoes but, wow! Totally tasted like a restaurant meal. Thank you for the great recipe!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 15, 2022

      Great to hear that it worked out well, Sarah! You’re so welcome and I’m happy that you and your family enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Katie
    May 14, 2022

    I can’t wait to try this. It looks delicious and I now my family would love it. Did you use fresh tomatoes or canned?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 14, 2022

      Hi Katie, I used fresh tomatoes that we diced.

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  • Pam
    May 13, 2022

    Do you know if 2% milk would work? I Do not have cream handy thanks

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 13, 2022

      Hi Pam, I worry with milk alone it will be “Watery” and not thicken into the creamy texture cream has.

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  • Char
    May 12, 2022

    I can’t have the Cajun seasonings, but will use the steak seasonings I have other spices I can use. I will also add spinach and mushrooms. Will let you know how it turns out.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 12, 2022

      Hi Char, sounds good. Please update us on how it goes using the steak seasoning.

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  • Nicki
    May 9, 2022

    SO delicious and easy. I used jarred sun-dried tomatoes instead of regular tomatoes and they were perfect and added tons of flavor!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      May 9, 2022

      I’m glad that worked out for you, Nicki! Thank you for sharing with us.

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  • Jennifer
    May 4, 2022

    I made this for dinner last night & used a can of diced tomatoes with green chili’s & I seasoned the chicken with the Cajun seasoning & kept it in the fridge overnight. It was absolutely AMAZING! The whole family loved it & it is very difficult to please everyone! Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 4, 2022

      That is the best when the family love what we moms make. That’s so great!

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  • Jennifer
    May 3, 2022

    Trying this recipe out this week, sounds delicious! Curious if you could make this in a crock pot?
    Look forward to hearing from you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 3, 2022

      Hi Jennifer, I haven’t tested this in a crock pot/ slow cooker to advise.

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  • Kristine Price
    May 1, 2022

    Came out great! I added some shiitake mushrooms and spinach just to increase some healthy vegetables in the recipe. Used a rotisserie chicken to save additional time. Reserving pasta water was key! Thanks😊

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 1, 2022

      Sounds great, glad you enjoyed it with the additional ingredients!

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  • Nikki
    April 24, 2022

    I love adding some sun dried tomatoes to this recipe and some scallions! This is so delicious!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 24, 2022

      Sounds perfect, Nikki! Thanks a lot for the review and good feedback.

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  • Cindy
    April 22, 2022

    Very excited to make this. I realize nothing beats fresh, but wondering if you have ever made extra and put in freezer for later date and if quality dropped greatly after being put in freezer.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 22, 2022

      Hi Cindy, I haven’t tried freezing this recipe to comment on the result. I worry the pasta will turn to mush once defrosted. If you happen to test out a batch, I’d love to know how that works out!

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  • Lele
    April 19, 2022

    I have made this twice, tweaking it a little by adding old bay to the cajun spice. I must say it has been consistently good!! Thanks!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 19, 2022

      I’m so glad you loved it, Lele! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Janice
    April 18, 2022

    I made this tonight and it’s delicious! I made it a little spicier and used canned diced tomatoes. Love it! My new favorite

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 18, 2022

      I’m so glad you found a favorite on my blog, Janice! Thank you so much for sharing that with me!

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  • Kyle
    April 18, 2022

    This looks amazing and I cannot wait to make it. Can you leave out the tomatoes?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 18, 2022

      Hi Kyle, we love it with tomatoes, but I bet it could work. Here’s what one of our readers wrote: “The only thing I changed was I didn’t add the tomatoes (this time) and added 1 cup of frozen peas instead! Will definitely be making again!”

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  • Catherine
    April 15, 2022

    This was amazing/delish! The only thing I changed was I didn’t add the tomatoes (this time) and added 1 cup of frozen peas instead! Will definitely be making again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 15, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Catherine! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Natashas Kitchen
    April 4, 2022

    Thank you for your lovely review!

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  • Kassidy
    April 1, 2022

    I haven’t made this yet but I’m excited to try! Could I use my Dutch oven to add the final recip for mixing the noodles in with the cheese and cream? I’m going to stick with regular skillet for cooking the chicken. Should I also use Italian parsley or regular?

    Thanks!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 1, 2022

      Hi Kassidy, I haven’t tried it that way. If you happen to test it, please let me know how you like that!

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  • Brooke
    March 29, 2022

    Delicious, we loved this recipe! Definitely will be making again!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      March 29, 2022

      Hi Brooke! I’m glad you loved this recipe! Thank you for the excellent review!

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      • Leslie
        June 11, 2022

        I love this recipe. I grill chicken breasts or chicken tenders then slice adding to pan near the end. It has better texture, flavor as well as presentation.

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          June 11, 2022

          I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Leslie! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Cristina Grullon
    March 22, 2022

    This is so delicious!! One of the best things we’ve ever made! I made my own Cajun seasoning (check google) and it came out amazing.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 23, 2022

      Great to hear that, Cristina! Thanks for sharing that with us.

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  • Erica
    March 21, 2022

    I’m going to be making this recipe this week for my family!! Is there another spice I could use instead of Cajun for the kids?!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 21, 2022

      Sounds like a good plan, Erica. You can make your own Cajun seasoning at home, it is a simple blend of paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, crushed red pepper, thyme and oregano. Feel free to omit any seasoning that your kids will not like.

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  • Rose
    March 17, 2022

    This just became one of our favorite dinner recipes! Super easy. I accidentally cut my chicken breasts before searing them but they still turned out really good! I also used spaghetti as my pasta. I used extra spicy Cajun seasoning as well and I highly recommend it.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 18, 2022

      Hi Rose, so glad you loved it and it has become your new favorite! Thank you so much for sharing that with us.

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  • Oscar
    March 8, 2022

    Hi, if I’m using an entire biz of pasta (16 oz), should I double everything for the sauce or no?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 8, 2022

      Hi Oscar, I recommend clicking “Jump to recipe” at the top of the post, it will take you to our printable recipe where you’ll have the option to change the number of servings. Hover over the number of servings highlighted in red and slide it to how many servings you would like to make based on the amount of pasta you have to adjust the rest of the ingredients. I hope that helps!

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  • Stefanie
    March 7, 2022

    Another way to use Cajun spices. I recently discovered it and loved the variety of recipe. I didn’t have whip cream so opted for heavy cream (15%) and just added milk. Family loved it. Our only complaint could be we expected it to be more spicy but that’s on us to add more heat to it next time !

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 7, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Stefanie!

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  • Debra
    March 6, 2022

    Delicious! Family enjoyed this dish, I will keep this one and make again. It is very easy, thank you.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 7, 2022

      You’re welcome, Debra. Great to hear that you enjoyed this recipe!

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  • Kathy
    March 5, 2022

    So so delicious. We loved it. The flavours were awesome went so well together. My son has requested it every day

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 5, 2022

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Kathy!

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  • Angela
    March 2, 2022

    The recipe calls for linguine but the picture looks like it’s fettuccine

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    • Vanessa
      March 3, 2022

      So what? Looks like linguine to me. Focus on the delicious recipe, not the pasta…smh

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  • Alisha
    February 28, 2022

    Hi Natasha,
    I made this meal and it turned out delicious, but very salty for us. Any advise how I can still save it?
    Thank you in advance!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 1, 2022

      Hi Alisha, I’m so happy you enjoyed that! Ensure you are using unsalted butter. Also, if you may want to reduce the salt in the pasta water to your liking.

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  • Dana
    February 26, 2022

    Hi, Natasha! Can I use rice instead of pasta ? Or what else can I use instead of pasta ?

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    • Natasha
      February 26, 2022

      Hi Dana, I think it would work to serve this as a chicken in sauce over rice if you preferred not to use pasta.

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  • Henry Brady
    February 25, 2022

    Hi Natasha.
    We made the Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe. The family on the whole loved it. They said it was a bit too spicy but OK. So next time I make it I will reduce the spice by half.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 25, 2022

      I’m so happy they loved it, Henry! That’s so great! That’s the beauty of homemade recipes – you can always adjust them!

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  • Amy KS
    February 23, 2022

    We love this recipe! Not all of my kiddos are fans of spicy food but this has just the right amount. My husband stirred in a bit more Cajun seasoning on his own to amp up the spice. It’s quick and easy but looks and tastes like it took much longer. Thanks!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 23, 2022

      I’m so glad this was a hit with the family! Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Amy!

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  • Tara
    February 19, 2022

    I just finished making this and it was so good!! The only thing I changed was I used Asiago instead of Parmesan because it’s what I had on hand. Still turned out amazing and will definitely be saving this recipe for the future!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 19, 2022

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Tara!

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  • Marilyn
    February 18, 2022

    This looks wonderful! I am hosting this dinner, however, we are having appetizers, leaving for an event for 1-2 hours, then coming back to enjoy this dish. How do you recommend making ahead and re-warming?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 18, 2022

      Hi Marilyn, we prefer this dish fresh, But I bet you can prepare the recipe ahead in stages and then rehat it all before putting it together. That sounds like a lovely evening!

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  • Alexandra
    February 15, 2022

    I made this last night for some guests and it was a hit. Will definitely make this again. Did not have Cajun seasoning but made it from scratch.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 16, 2022

      That’s nice to know! Thanks for sharing that with us, Alexandra.

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  • Carol D
    February 13, 2022

    I made the pasta with spaghetti noodles. We grilled steaks to go with it. It was amazing. I love watching your videos.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 14, 2022

      Thanks for always watching my videos, Carol. I hope you’ll love all the recipes that you will try.

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  • Natalie
    February 5, 2022

    Omg this was delicious!! My 15yr old inspires to be a chef someday and tonight we made this together which for me is about the only time I can get him to spend time with good ol mom. He always watches your videos with me. We were also reading about how you got started and your history. We really enjoyed reading it. Thank you for sharing. Anyways, back to the pasta. We made it as written and it was amazing. Wouldn’t change a thing. Can’t wait to make this again. Thank you for all your awesome recipes. You are a staple in this household!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 5, 2022

      Aww, I’m so happy you & your son are doing this together! Thank you so much for the fantastic review and your encouraging words. I am smiling big reading your comment

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  • Wayne Britt
    February 3, 2022

    Like all recipes i adapt them to suit my taste. I sauté onion, jalapeños and mushrooms to add to the sauce. Got to have my fresh veggies so i added chopped fresh spinach when i mixed everything together. I added leftover chicken and 4 pieces of shrimp . All in all i give it a 8 stars out of 5. Thanks Natasha.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 3, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with us, Wayne!

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  • Jess
    February 1, 2022

    Made this tonight. I threw in some andouille sausage and some sweet bell pepper and it was delicious! Gonna be adding this to the weekly repertoire.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 1, 2022

      Sounds awesome! Thanks for trying out this recipe, good to know that you enjoyed it!

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    • Dan
      February 8, 2022

      Wow! I made this tonight and it was delicious!! I used Rotel tomatoes and had some extra spinach that I added. I made my own Cajun seasoning and the amount of heat was perfect. This dish will definitely be added to my rotation.

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      • Natasha's Kitchen
        February 9, 2022

        Perfect! Thanks a lot for sharing that with us, I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Tori
    January 17, 2022

    I made this for the first time for dinner tonight and it was so good that everyone had seconds. Thank you for the recipe! 😊❤️

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 18, 2022

      Hi Tori, great to hear that the recipe was a huge hit!

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  • AK
    January 17, 2022

    Keeper recipe for sure! Easy to make and adjust with ingredients from your fridge and pantry. I didn’t have the tomatoes, parsley, and ended up using 1/2 cup of 2% milk because I only had 1 cup of heavy cream. Still delicious.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 17, 2022

      I’m so glad it still worked out, AK! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Matt
    January 15, 2022

    This was a delicious and easy recipe to follow for a foundational cream-based pasta. I used thin spaghetti and roasted red peppers instead of linguini and tomatoes. Bookmarking this one!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 15, 2022

      I’m so glad you loved this one too! It’s so good!

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  • Ivonne Rodriguez
    January 15, 2022

    Thank you so much for this recipe. I made it and it was a success. 🙂

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 15, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Hilary
    January 11, 2022

    Made this for the second time tonight! Absolutely amazing. This time I added red and green pepper, and then some mushrooms. It’s a must try.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 11, 2022

      Yum! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Cindy
    January 11, 2022

    Oh my goodness! This was such a great recipe and it took no time to cook. This will definitely be added to the rotation.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 11, 2022

      Great to hear that you loved it, Cindy. Thanks for sharing that with us!

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  • Yvonne
    January 9, 2022

    Hi Natasha, Just discovered your wonderful recipes. Love the Creamy Chicken and Mushroom recipe. Would like to make your Cajun Chicken Pasta but I cannot eat tomatoes. Do you have a creamy sauce recipe that I could use instead?
    Delicious Wishes From Canada

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 10, 2022

      Hi Yvonne, I haven’t experimented on other substitutions yet but I think you can omit it from the recipe or try using red bell peppers instead.

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    • Yvonne
      January 10, 2022

      Thank you, Natasha for your quick reply. Will use red bell peppers. Sounds great.
      Yvonne

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    • Loyd Smith
      June 3, 2022

      This was a delicious and easy recipe to follow for a foundational cream-based pasta. I used thin spaghetti and roasted red peppers instead of linguini and tomatoes. Bookmarking this one!

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      • NatashasKitchen.com
        June 3, 2022

        So glad you enjoyed this recipe, Loyd.

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  • Aria
    January 8, 2022

    Its amazing!!! My husband loves it always asks for it!!! We make it at least 1x a week…. So quick so easy and so much flavor!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 8, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Aria!

      Reply

  • Marianne Costa
    January 7, 2022

    OMG! This dish was absolutely delicious. My husband said it was restaurant worthy. Very easy and quick to make. This is a new staple in our home.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 7, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your excellent review, Marianne! Don’t you love it when a good restaurant-quality dish can be made at home?!

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  • Evelyn Martinez
    January 3, 2022

    This recipe is AMAZING!!! I made it with chicken but next I will try it with crawfish or shrimp.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 3, 2022

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Evelyn! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Diana K
    January 2, 2022

    Came out soo delicious! I used spinach linguini in place for the pasta.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 2, 2022

      I’m so glad you loved it!

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  • Sarah
    December 12, 2021

    This meal was amazing! Best creamy chicken pasta I’ve ever had. I will have to follow you for more recipes!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 12, 2021

      Aaaw, thank you so much for your awesome feedback! I’m happy that you loved it!

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  • Meg
    December 7, 2021

    Could this be made with rotisserie chicken for a shortcut or is it better to take the extra time?
    Can’t wait to try it, I love all of your recipes!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 8, 2021

      Hi Meg, I think that will work just fine. If you try that, please share with us how it goes.

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  • Christie
    December 7, 2021

    This was delicious.
    For me, I would have added a bunch of veggies, but my daughter is not a fan lol.
    Will keep this recipe close!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 8, 2021

      It is so versatile so feel free to try it with the veggies version next time. I’m glad you both enjoyed this recipe!

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  • Tammy Shearing
    December 1, 2021

    just awesome and so easy, thank you! I’m sharing with my friends, everyone needs to try this.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 1, 2021

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Tammy! Thank you for saying this with your friends!

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  • Denise
    November 24, 2021

    Made this tonight and it was delicious! I like to prep ahead and then it is a quick easy meal. I reduced calories for me by adding sautéed mushrooms and reducing my pasta consumption. Mushrooms with this sauce were perfect.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 24, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Joanna
    November 22, 2021

    I’m a fan of many of your recipes. This one is so good and so easy to make. It’s a perfect weeknight meal! Keep sharing your recipes!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 22, 2021

      It really is the perfect weeknight recipe! I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Joanna!

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  • Pamela Cassens
    November 21, 2021

    I’m making this for the first time. Only found whipping cream not heavy whipping cream. Will it matter?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 21, 2021

      Hi Pamela, I think that will work just fine too. Please share with us how it goes if you give this recipe a try!

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    • Sindy
      March 24, 2022

      Whipping creme and heavy cream are same thing. The carton I have in my fridge right now is called heavy whipping creme

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      • Natashas Kitchen
        March 24, 2022

        Hi Sindy, Heavy whipping cream has a higher fat count than whipping cream, and depending on the use of the cream and how rich you want your dish I would use one over the other, especially when baking. Both whipping cream and heavy whipping cream should work great here.

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  • Adriana
    November 20, 2021

    Hi Natasha,
    What cajun seasoning do you like to use?
    Thanks

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 20, 2021

      Hi Adriana, You can use your favorite store-bought cajun seasoning.

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  • Krithika K
    November 19, 2021

    This recipe was a hit with my family! Everyone absolutely loved it! Making it again for my parents for don’t tomorrow!! Can’t wait to see their reaction !!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 20, 2021

      They’re going to love it! I’m glad to hear this was a hit with your family!

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  • Christy
    November 17, 2021

    Thank you for this! It was very good…I ate more than I should have 😆! You’re recipes are all so good…haven’t come across one that I haven’t made at least twice yet. This one is a new favorite and goes in the recipe book! Well done!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 18, 2021

      Awesome! I’m glad you enjoyed this pasta recipe, Christy.

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  • Melissa Russell
    November 13, 2021

    This dish is amazing!! It was quick and easy! My family loved it and my little one kept asking for more! Thank you for being such an incredible cook! You have an amazing gift! I appreciate you share and helping us learn your ways!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 13, 2021

      That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great, Melissa! Thanks for your awesome review!

      Reply

  • Amy Hopkins
    November 13, 2021

    This was DELICIOUS!!! … and so easy to make..my new favorite!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 13, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Amy!

      Reply

  • Janice Tillman
    November 12, 2021

    Help. What did I do wrong. My sauce did not get smooth.It never would blend. The taste was very good though. Thanks for any help!

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    • Natasha
      November 13, 2021

      Hi Janice, one thing to consider is did you use a reactive pan? See the note at the bottom of the print-friendly recipe card that I added. I hope that helps to figure out what happened. Also, make sure to use the ingredients listed and not a lighter cream.

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  • Liana
    November 11, 2021

    If I make this with chicken breasts, do I season the chicken breast the same way? Or do I put the seasoning into the sauce?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 11, 2021

      Hi Liana, we used chicken breast for this recipe! See step #2: “Beat the chicken breasts so that they are even in thickness and season all over with 1½ Tbsp cajun seasoning”.

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  • Teresa T.
    November 10, 2021

    I am making this recipe tonight. It sounds wonderful! I only have one question what do you do with the reserved pasta water. It doesn’t say in recipe unless I am missing it.

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    • Natasha
      November 11, 2021

      Hi Teresa, sorry I missed that note, but just added it in step 6 to say: “Add warm reserved pasta water if desired to thin the sauce.”

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  • Rebecca
    November 9, 2021

    The whole family loved this! I didn’t have heavy whipping cream. Instead, I made a roux with flour and almond milk and it worked like a charm! Thank you for another amazing recipe!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 9, 2021

      Love it! Thank you for sharing that with us, great to hear that your mixture and experiment worked well!

      Reply

  • Kristyn
    November 9, 2021

    This is one of our favorites meals!! We love the cajun flavor & it’s so creamy!! My picky eaters even love it!

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    • Natasha
      November 9, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that even your picky eaters loved it. Thank you Kristyn!

      Reply

  • Andrea Thueson
    November 9, 2021

    This creamy cajun pasta was the perfect blend of heat, creaminess, and textures! So dang good!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 9, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Andrea!

      Reply

  • katerina @ diethood.com
    November 9, 2021

    This was such an incredible meal! The flavors were amazing! We loved every bite!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 9, 2021

      Thank you for sharing that lovely review with us!

      Reply

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