One Pot Cajun Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo

Why you'll love  this recipe:

- One pot meal - less dishes! – Easy recipe, and ready in an hourCreamy, rich, and decadent sauce with cajun spices

For this recipe you will need: broccoli, chicken broth, olive oil, butter, chicken breasts, parmesan, cajun seasoning, heavy cream, garlic, shallot, & pasta.

SEAR: Sear chicken until browned on the outside and cooked through. Set cooked chicken aside. Work in batches if necessary.


STEAM: Add water to the pan with broccoli and cover. Let broccoli steam for about 2 minutes, until slightly softer, but still firm. Remove broccoli and set aside with chicken.


SAUTÉ: Turn heat down and melt butter. Sauté shallots until becoming translucent and just starting to caramelize. Then add in garlic and cook until fragrant while stirring.


BOIL: Carefully pour in chicken stock, heavy cream, dried pasta, and stir. Cover and bring up to a simmer. Cook to just under al dente according to package directions.


SIMMER: Remove lid. Add chicken back into the pan along with the broccoli and parmesan. Stir and simmer for a few minutes until the sauce has thickened.


SERVE: Serve hot topped with additional parmesan cheese and parsley. Sauce will thicken as it cools.


If you love Cajun spice, try this Cajun Honey Butter Salmon. Super flavorful and ready in under 15 minutes!