Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta - Easy Dinner Recipe

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta - Easy Dinner Recipe

Indulge in the bold flavours of the South with our Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe. This versatile dish combines tender chicken breast, al dente pasta, and a creamy, spicy sauce that's sure to satisfy your taste buds. With the added freshness of cherry tomatoes and the kick of Pantry Jack Cajun Spice Mix, this dish is a flavour explosion waiting to happen. The inclusion of onions and garlic adds an aromatic base to the dish, making it perfect for lunch, dinner, or any occasion.

Our Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is a tantalizing blend of flavours and textures that's perfect for any time of day or any occasion. This versatile dish features tender chicken breast, seasoned with Pantry Jack Cajun Spice Mix, cooked to perfection, and then combined with al dente pasta in a rich, creamy sauce that's both spicy and savoury. The addition of sautéed onions and garlic adds a fragrant base that complements the bold Cajun flavours.

Whether you're planning a quick and satisfying lunch, a hearty dinner, or even a special meal to impress your guests, our Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is a go-to choice. The harmonious combination of Cajun spices, creamy sauce, and aromatic onions and garlic makes this recipe a must-try for those who enjoy a fusion of Southern flavours.

To add a touch of freshness, halved cherry tomatoes are gently blistered in the pan, creating bursts of sweet and tangy goodness in every bite. This dish is then garnished with freshly chopped coriander, offering a burst of color and herbal brightness.

Spice up your lunch or dinner routine with this delectable pasta dish that brings the taste of Louisiana to your table. Whether it's a casual weekday meal or a special occasion, our Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is the perfect choice for those who appreciate a mouthwatering, versatile dish.


  • 1-2 cups penne pasta
  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • Pantry Jack Cajun Spice Mix
  • 1 cup cooking cream/whipping cream
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • Parmeson to serve
  • Fresh coriander, chopped, for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

We encourage you to alter these measurements to your liking & comfort!


  1. Cook the Pasta:

    • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
    • Add the pasta and cook according to the package instructions until al dente.
    • Drain and set aside.

  2. Season and Cook the Chicken:

    • Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.
    • In a bowl, season the chicken pieces with  Pantry Jack Cajun Spice Mix, ensuring they are evenly coated.
    • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add a bit of oil.
    • Add the seasoned chicken pieces and cook until they are no longer pink in the center, about 5-7 minutes.
    • Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.

  3. Sauté Onions and Garlic:

    • In the same skillet, add a bit more oil if needed.
    • Add the chopped onion and minced garlic.
    • Sauté until the onions become translucent and the garlic is fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Create the Creamy Cajun Sauce:

    • Add the cherry tomatoes in with the onion and garlic, cook for a few minutes until they start to soften and blister.
    • Add the tomato paste and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring to combine.
    • Pour in the cream and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer.
    • Season generously with Pantry Jack Cajun Spice Mix

  5. Combine Pasta, Chicken, and Sauce:

    • Return the cooked chicken to the skillet with the creamy sauce.
    • Stir everything together, allowing the flavors to meld for a few minutes.

  6. Serve:

    • Spoon the creamy Cajun chicken sauce over the cooked pasta.
    • Sprinkle with a handful of grated parmesan
      (Or more than a handful, we're not judging)
    • Garnish with freshly chopped coriander for a burst of freshness and colour
  7. Enjoy:

    • Serve your Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta hot and savour the delightful blend of flavours. The addition of onions and garlic adds a savoury and aromatic depth to this already delicious dish. 

This Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe combines the zesty heat of Cajun spices with the richness of cream, along with the aromatic goodness of onions and garlic for a truly satisfying meal. The inclusion of cherry tomatoes and fresh coriander brightens up the dish, making it a must-try for any pasta lover with a penchant for spicy flavours.

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