Cajun Chicken Alfredo

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Being lazy on a sunday we pretty much just watched the food channel all day. There was a show on how Guy Firedi and they showed one of his signature dishes and it looked so good. We started talking about dinner and I wanted to try something new. We both said this dish. (Theresa you owe me a coke) Cajun Chicken Alfredo is money, off the hook, and winner winner chicken dinner.

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I was a little worried about putting too much spice on the chicken, so I went light on the cayenne and then added granulated garlic, paprika, salt, black pepper, and Penzey’s cajun seasoning. Instead of usinf a cast iron pan I cooked it in the pan I was going to build the sauce with so I could get all the flavorful fond in the sauce.

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Almost burnt it, but in the end it did not matter. Pulled the chicken out and sliced it into chunks.

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Threw some garlic and the sun dried tomatoes in for a minute and then deglazed with some white wine.

Added heavy whipping cream and the chicken chunks. Once it had reduced down to a nice sauce mixed in parm cheese and we poured it over some pene pasta.

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Threw some more cheese on top and some diced tomatoes for garnish. It was delicious. Not exactly a healthy meal, but amazing. If I was going to try this without seeing how Guy did it, I would of made a bechemel for the sauce. This one was really easy and fast too. nom

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