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Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

Cajun Jambalaya Pasta Recipe - A quick and delicious one pot meal complete with cajun flavors, creole spices, shrimp, chicken and so much more!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Southern
Keyword jambalaya, pasta, southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 436kcal
Author Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt
  • 1/2 lb chicken breast tenders cut into bite sized pieces
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup andouille sausage sliced
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 3/4 cup diced green, red and yellow peppers
  • 1/2 lb shrimp large peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • 1 tbsp cajun spice
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 1/2-1 lb fettucine pasta cooked al dente
  • Parsley and Cajun Spice for garnish

Instructions

  • Add Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt to large pot over medium high heat until melted.
  • Add chicken pieces and lightly season with salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink.
  • Then add sausage, onion and peppers to pot and cook until vegetables are tender.  
  • Stir in shrimp and cook until barely pink.
  • Next add garlic and cook for about 30 seconds then toss into the rest of the ingredients.
  • Pour in chicken stock and diced tomatoes and lower heat to medium.
  • Stir in Cajun spice and paprika and cook over medium heat reducing ⅓ of the liquid. Toss in cooked pasta making sure to coat with sauce. Taste and add additional salt and pepper if necessary.
  • Garnish with parsley and a sprinkle of Cajun spice and serve.

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Notes

Make sure you check the sodium level of the cajun spice blend you use in the recipe since it can sometimes be salty.  Adjust salt content in recipe accordingly.

Nutrition

Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 242mg | Sodium: 900mg | Potassium: 767mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1670IU | Vitamin C: 66.7mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 3.8mg