Chicken & Shrimp Cajun Linguine
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Chicken & Shrimp Cajun Linguine

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 17 minutes • Serves: 4

1/2 (16-ounce) package linguine
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 11/2-inch pieces
1/2 pound raw 21-25 count tail-off peeled and deveined shrimp, thawed if necessary
1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 cup Alfredo sauce
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning plus additional for serving (optional)
Chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)

1. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta; cook as label directs. Drain; return to saucepot and cover.

2. In large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 7 minutes or until browned and internal temperature reaches 165°, stirring occasionally. Transfer chicken to saucepot with pasta; cover.

3. In same skillet, add 1 tablespoon oil and shrimp; cook 4 minutes or until internal temperature of shrimp reaches 145°, turning once. Transfer shrimp to saucepot with pasta mixture; cover.

4. In same skillet, add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and pepper; cook 4 minutes or until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Add sauce and seasoning; cook 1 minute or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Stir in pasta mixture; cook 1 minute or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Makes about 7 cups.

5. Serve pasta sprinkled with chives and seasoning, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1-3/4 cups):
684 Calories, 41g Fat (19g Saturated), 189mg Cholesterol,
540mg Sodium, 46g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 32g Protein