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Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta
By @gimmedelicious
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Ingredients
8 oz pasta , any shape
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into small bite size pieces (about ½ inch)
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons fajita seasoning (homemade or store bought packet, see note below for recipe)
2 bell peppers (any colors), seeded and sliced
1 medium onion, sliced
5 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 cup half and half
½ cup cheddar cheese
freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions (al-dente), don't forget to season with salt.
Heat a large heavy-duty pan or pot to medium/ high heat.Add oil and chicken breast pieces to pan.Sprinkle chicken with fajita seasoning.Cook for 5 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through.
Add bell peppers, onion, and garlic to pan.Stir for 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender.
Add pasta, half & half and cooked pasta to pan.Stir and simmer for 5 minutes or until cheese is fully melted and all the flavors are combined.
Top with fresh minced cilantro, serve immediately.
Notes
To make fajita seasoning: 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 2 teaspoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon paprika, ½ teaspoon cumin, ½ teaspoon onion powder, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper.
*To save time, use pre-cut bell peppers which can be found in the freezer isle in most supermarkets.

130 comments

@landin_bailey I have half the ingredients😉

@cookinwithmima we don't have half and half in Europe, what can we us to replace it, or what is it exactly?

Cooked this tonight for tea the wife loved it thanks will be using it again 👍

@loveeelenaxo follow this page!

Made this tn and it was so good! I added a little paprika bc we like spice. Thank u so much for this recipe

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