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Grilled Chicken With Linguine and Cajun Cream Sauce

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Grilled Chicken With Cajun Cream Sauce

Grilled Chicken With Creamy Cajun Sauce

Photo: Diana Rattray
Grilled chicken with a delicious Cajun cream sauce, linguine, and fresh chopped green onions and tomatoes. Use an indoor or outdoor grill, broiler pan, or a stovetop grill pan to cook the chicken in this recipe.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves, without skin
  • blackened seasoning mixture or Cajun seasoning
  • .
  • Sauce
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning (Emeril's Louisiana Spice, Chachere's, etc.)
  • several drops of Frank's Red Hot Sauce or Tabasco, more or less, to taste
  • dash freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • salt, to taste
  • .
  • 1 large tomato, seeded, diced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • .
  • 16 ounces linguine


Trim chicken, wash, and flatten slightly to make uniform in thickness. Sprinkle all over with a blackened seasoning mixture or Cajun seasoning. Heat a stovetop grill over medium-high heat, or preheat broiler or other grill. Sear chicken for about 2 minutes on each side. Reduce heat to medium and continue to cook, turning, for about 5 minutes.

Prepare sauce. Simmer cream for about 4 minutes to reduce. Blend flour with butter; whisk into the cream. Add remaining seasonings, tasting and adjusting as necessary. Keep warm.

Meanwhile, cook linguine or fettuccine in boiling salted water, following package directions; drain well.

Arrange hot cooked linguine on serving plates. Slice chicken and arrange on each serving or linguine. Spoon sauce over each serving. Sprinkle with diced tomatoes and green onions.

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Great Spicy Pasta Dish!, Member luvmyjake

This has become one of our top 10 favorite dishes. It is delicious and easy to prepare. Thanks for the recipe!

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