Spicy Creamy Cajun Chicken Breast Pasta
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Spicy Creamy Cajun Chicken Breast Pasta

Spicy Creamy Cajun Chicken Breast Pasta

with Cheese

Family Friendly
Cereals containing gluten

20 minutes
20 minutes

180 grams

Penne Pasta


1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

240 grams

Diced British Chicken Breast

1 sachet(s)

Cajun Spice Mix

1 carton(s)

Tomato Passata

10 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

20 grams

Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese


75 grams

Double Cream


100 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce


Energy (kJ)3068 kJ
Energy (kcal)733 kcal
Fat25.5 g
of which saturates14.2 g
Carbohydrate73.7 g
of which sugars9 g
Protein49.4 g
Salt2.06 g


a) Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with 0.5 tsp salt.

b) When boiling, add the penne to the water and bring back to the boil. Cook until tender, 12 mins.

c) Once cooked, drain in a colander and pop back into the pan. Drizzle with oil and stir through to stop it sticking together.


a) Meanwhile, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). 




a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.

b) Once hot, add the diced chicken and season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging.

c) Fry until golden brown on the outside, 5-6 mins.


a) Add the garlic and Cajun spice mix (add less if you'd prefer things milder) to the chicken. Cook, stirring frequently, for 1 min.

b) Stir in the passata, water for the sauce (see pantry for amount) and the chicken stock paste.

c) Bring to the boil, then lower the heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 5-6 mins.


a) Once the sauce has thickened, stir through half the grated hard Italian style cheese, followed by the creme fraiche.

b) Bring to the boil, stirring, then remove from the heat. IMPORTANT: The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

c) Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.


a) Add the cooked pasta to the creamy sauce and mix well to combine. Reheat until piping hot if needed.

b) Share the creamy Cajun chicken pasta between your bowls.

c) Sprinkle over the remaining cheese to finish.



Step 3 MOD: If you’ve chosen to get diced chicken breast instead of thigh, cook the recipe in the same way.