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One Pot Cajun Chicken Alfredo

Course Dinner
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword Cajun Chicken Alfredo
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 654 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 14 oz smoked sausage, sliced on the diagonal
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 quart low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 pound penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, plus more to taste
  • 4 oz parmesan cheese freshly shredded, more as needed
  • Italian Parsley garnish


  1. Start with a large cooking pot that has a lid.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and brown in olive oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add sausage and continue to cook until lightly browned.
  4. Stir in garlic and cook for for about two minutes.
  5. Add chicken broth, heavy cream, dried pasta, and cajun seasoning to pot.

  6. Stir together and bring to a simmer over medium high heat.
  7. Reduce heat to low and let cook covered for 15-20 minutes, or until pasta is tender.
  8. Remove pot from heat and slowly stir in parmesan cheese.

  9. Stir in chopped parsley and sprinkle with additional cajun seasoning to taste.

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Cajun Chicken Alfredo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 654 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 134mg45%
Sodium 704mg31%
Potassium 383mg11%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 1511IU30%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 196mg20%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.