One Pot Cajun Chicken and Sausage Alfredo Pasta

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One Pot Cajun Chicken Alfredo – Tender chunks of chicken with smoky pieces of sausage in a rich and delicious homemade alfredo sauce.

Recipe by: number-2-pencil.com

Servings: 10

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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. READ MORE

5 comments

  1. I hope this is not a dumb question lol 🤦‍♀️ but does the chicken need to be cooked first before being put into the pot or cut it up then brown it. Also what kind of chicken did you use?

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