Cajun Chicken Pasta

December 3, 2011 We celebrated Normando’s 35th Birthday.

He started his morning off with a yummy Jamie Breakfast and Mimosas

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then we went out later in the evening for sushi with friends
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the food was amazing
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then he opened cards and gifts.
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James and Russ gave Normy the best gift ever. They got him Broncos tickets
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Filthy!

Timmy and Katie came
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Russ and James
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Matt and Anisa
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Jim and Evelyn
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then had some drinks in downtown Littleton
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It was a great night with great food. Happy Birthday to my Normy.

Just wanted to share with you all as you know I love to share what goes on in my life…

Now let’s get to cooking

recipe

4 ounces linguine pasta
2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons butter
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 green onion, minced
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1.Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.

2.Meanwhile, place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl, and toss to coat.

3.In a large skillet over medium heat, saute chicken in butter until no longer pink and juices run clear, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add green and red bell peppers,
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sliced mushrooms and green onions; cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in heavy cream. Season the sauce with basil, lemon pepper, salt, garlic powder and ground black pepper, and heat through.

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4.In a large bowl, toss linguine with sauce.

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Steak with Mushrooms, Peppers and Onion

So when I made this recipe I wanted to make some beef kabobs but we didn’t have propane and didn’t think Normy would want to stand out in the cold and grill. So I came up this recipe.

So like a kabob or Skewers You have steak (I used rib eye) and sliced it up
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then cube up the meat into bite size pieces and add Lots of Veggies like Shrooms, Peppers and onion.

16 oz White Button mushrooms washed and cut in half

one yellow onion sliced

one green bell pepper sliced

one red bell pepper sliced

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Heat a cast iron skillet to high, coat the bottom on the pan with olive oil 

then throw in the onions and mushrooms, saute
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saute for 10-15 minutes and then add in the red and green bell peppers and cook for another 7-9 minutes. once cooked set aside
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Then let the cast iron skillet get nice and hot again, smoking and then throw steak in and cook for 5-7 minutes or to desired doneness, add peppers when steak is done cooking and turn pan off
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Mix beef in with veggies
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and dinner is ready
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easy and delicious