Chicken Penne in Creole Cream Sauce

Impress your family and friends with this quick and easy pasta dish. The combination of chicken, shrimp, smoked sausage, and Creole spices, make this dish flavorful. Ready in 30 minutes. Looking for similar recipes? Try my recipe for ‘Chicken Fettuccine a la Fuente

Chicken Penne in Creole Cream Sauce

Ingredients
1 (1-pound) package Penne pasta
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts (about 1 pound), cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup diced smoked sausage, kielbasa
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon creole or cajun seasoning blend
1 dash hot pepper sauce, to taste
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/3 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup chopped green onions

Directions
Cook Penne as directed on package. Drain.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken, cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken turns white. Stir in sausage, garlic, creole seasoning, and hot pepper sauce. Cook 1 minute. Stir in cream. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.

Stir in shrimp, cheese, and green onions. Add cooked Penne; toss to coat. Cook 1 minutes, stirring constantly, until pasta is heated through, and shrimp turns pink. Transfer mixture to a large serving platter. Garnish with additional chopped green onions and grated Parmesan, if desired. Serves 4.

TIP: Fettuccine may be substituted for Penne pasta.

An original recipe created by your ‘Simple Cook’

Similar Recipes: Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp & Asparagus, Classic Fettuccine Alfredo

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