TGI Friday's Spicy Cajun Pasta

The dressing is served with salads and the California Turkey Burger.

Ingredients

Pasta

  • 10 ounces cooked fettuccine
  • 1 cup Spicy Cajun Pasta Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
  • 1 boneless chicken breast, cooked and sliced in strips
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley

Spicy Cajun Pasta Sauce

  • 2 ounces olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup onion, cut in large chunks
  • 1/2 cup green bell peppers, diced in large pieces
  • 1/2 cup red bell peppers, diced in large pieces
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup V-8 juice
  • Cornstarch (mix about a tablespoon with a couple tablespoons cold water to form a slurry)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Pasta: Place pasta and sauce in pan and heat until hot. Arrange in serving dish and top with chicken breast. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and parsley.
  2. Spicy Cajun Pasta Sauce: Heat oil in sauté pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add onions, sauté one minute, then add peppers and continue to sauté another minute.
  3. Deglaze with chicken stock, reducing by half.
  4. Add V-8 juice and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Thicken with cornstarch to desired consistency.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 3 to 4 servings



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