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Spicy Chicken Spaghetti

 Spicy Chicken Spaghetti
“I keep on the lookout for recipes that serve two,” explains LaDonna Reed. “We’re also watching our fat grams, so this main course was a great find. Adjust the spice level by decreasing the Cajun seasoning,” she writes from Ponca City, Oklahoma.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fat-free half-and-half

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle
  • chicken with Cajun seasoning. In a nonstick skillet coated with
  • cooking spray, cook chicken for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned
  • and chicken is no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute the mushrooms, green pepper and onions
  • until almost tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Combine the
  • cornstarch, salt and pepper; sprinkle over vegetables. Cook and stir
  • for 1 minute. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Bring to a boil over
  • medium heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Return chicken to the pan; heat through. Drain spaghetti; top with

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Spicy Chicken Spaghetti (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • chicken mixture. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup spaghetti equals 401 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 808 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 34 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.