Cajun Chicken Bake

Enjoy a taste of the bayou with a kick of Cajun seasoning all over Grilled & Ready® chicken. A bed of penne pasta counters with a soft bite. Perfect for any night of the week.
Enjoy a taste of the bayou with a kick of Cajun seasoning all over Grilled & Ready® chicken. A bed of penne pasta counters with a soft bite. Perfect for any night of the week.

Cajun Chicken Bake

Prep Time
30

MINUTES

30 minutes
Cook Time
30

MINUTES

30 minutes
Serves
6

Calories
630

  • Calories630
  • Total Fat29 g
  • Cholesterol135 mg
  • Sodium1230 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate47 g
  • Protein44 g

Ingredients

  • 6 Grilled Chicken Breast Fillets

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoon Cajun seasoning blend, divided

  • 12 ounce penne pasta, dried

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 2 tablespoon flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 2 cup milk

  • 2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, divided

  • 16 ounce frozen sweet pepper stir-fry, thawed

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Brush Grilled & Ready Chicken Breast Fillets with oil and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the Cajun seasoning; set aside. 
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, remaining 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thicken and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Reduce heat to low. Add the 1-1/2 cups cheese; stir until cheese melts. 
  • Add cooked pasta and sweet pepper stir-fry to sauce; stir to combine. Transfer to a greased 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Top with reserved chicken. 
  • Bake, covered, for 25 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted.  

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