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Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

October 09, 2020

Creamy and cheesy, this Cajun Chicken Fettuccine is made easy in the slow cooker, and is a perfect answer to the weeknight dinner dilemma.

2 Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

In a 6-quart slow cooker, stir together the chicken, onion, bell peppers, chicken broth, and all of the spices.

3 Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

Put the lid on, then cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 2 hours. Remove chicken to a cutting board and cut into cubes.

4 Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

Stir half and half, Parmesan cheese, and butter into the slow cooker. Stir in the cooked noodles and chicken; replace lid and cook for 20 more minutes.

5 Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken FettuccineAdd parsley and stir until combined. Serve with extra Parmesan cheese for sprinkling.

 

 

Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

Serves 6-8

 

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1 onion, diced

1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

1 green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

1 cup chicken broth

1 ½ teaspoons paprika

1 teaspoon kosher salt

½ teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 ½ cups half and half

½ cup Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 pound fettuccine noodles, cooked to al dente

¼ cup minced fresh parsley

 

In a 6-quart slow cooker, stir together the chicken, onion, bell peppers, chicken broth, and all of the spices. Put the lid on, then cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 2 hours.

 

Remove chicken to a cutting board and cut into cubes. Stir half and half, Parmesan cheese, and butter into the slow cooker. Stir in the cooked noodles and chicken; replace lid and cook for 20 more minutes.

 

Add parsley and stir until combined. Serve with extra Parmesan cheese for sprinkling.

 

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