Spicy cajun chicken pasta

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Butter - (1/2 stick); divided
1 \N Green bell pepper; chopped (1 cup)
1 \N Red bell pepper; chopped (1 cup)
½ \N White onion; quartered and
\N \N Sliced; (1 cup)
1 \N Garlic clove; pressed
2 \N Boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2 teaspoons Olive oil
1 medium Tomato; chopped
4 \N Mushrooms (to 6); sliced (1 1/4 cups)
1 cup Chicken stock
\N \N (or 1 chicken bouillon cube dissolved in
1 cup Boiling water)
\N \N Salt
¼ teaspoon Ground red; (cayenne) pepper
¼ teaspoon Paprika
¼ teaspoon Ground white pepper
¼ teaspoon Dried thyme
1 \N Box Fettuccine -; (12 oz)
2 teaspoons Chopped fresh parsley

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onion and garlic; saute for 8 to 10 minutes, until vegetables soften slightly. While vegetables cook, cut chicken into bite-size pieces.

Heat oil in medium pan over high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring, for 5 to 7 minutes or until the chicken shows no pink. Add chicken to softened vegetables. Add tomato, mushrooms, chicken stock, ¼ teaspoon salt, cayenne pepper, paprika, white pepper and thyme. Let simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, until mixture thickens. Meanwhile, bring 4 to 6 quarts water to a boil in a large pot. If desired, add ½ tablespoon salt to water. Cook fettuccine in boiling water until done, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain noodles; add remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Toss to mix. To serve, divide noodles between 2 serving plates. Top each with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Yields 2 large servings (4 regular servings).

Recipe Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 10-26-1998 Virginia Horrell of High Ridge sent this recipe, which she found in "Top Secret Restaurant Recipes" by Todd Wilbur. It is his version of the pasta served at T.G.I.


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