Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Quick meal for under $20
Fed 2 adults and a teen. I didn’t get a pic until after fixing plates so this made a lot.
The pasta was on sale 4 for $5.
I used 2 boxes,
The chicken was $12 + some change.
baked and hammered by my bf (he said his hands were tired 😂)
Seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder, chicken seasoning & Cajun seasoning. Baked for 20 min at 425 degrees.

Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta


  • 2 boxes of pasta (your choice, based on the sale – let’s say penne or fettuccine)
  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, chicken seasoning, and Cajun seasoning (to taste)
  • Olive oil
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • Fresh parsley (for garnish)


  1. Preheat the oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Prepare the Chicken:
    • Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, chicken seasoning, and Cajun seasoning.
    • Place the seasoned chicken on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and bake for 20 minutes or until fully cooked.
  3. Cook the Pasta:
    • While the chicken is baking, cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  4. Prepare the Alfredo Sauce:
    • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
    • Pour in the heavy cream and stir until well combined.
    • Gradually whisk in the Parmesan cheese until the sauce is smooth and creamy. Reduce heat to low.
  5. Shred the Chicken:
    • Once the chicken is cooked, let it rest for a few minutes, and then use two forks or a meat mallet to shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  6. Combine Everything:
    • Add the shredded chicken to the Alfredo sauce in the skillet and mix well.
    • Toss in the cooked pasta, ensuring it’s well coated with the sauce.
  7. Serve:
    • Dish out the Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta onto plates.
    • Garnish with fresh parsley for a burst of color and flavor.
  8. Enjoy:
    • Serve the meal hot and enjoy your budget-friendly and delicious Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta!

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