How to make Cajun Chicken Fettucine With Tomato Salsa -

Fettucine pasta with chicken and tomato salsa

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Cajun Chicken Fettucine With Tomato Salsa

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cajun Chicken Fettucine With Tomato Salsa Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 4

  • Oil 4 teaspoon

  • Fettuccine 350 grams

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • For marinade

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Dry rosemary 1 tablespoon

  • Dry thyme 1 tablespoon

  • Dry oregano 1 tablespoon

  • Paprika 1/2 tablespoon

  • FOR TOMATO SALSA

  • Tomatoes halved 4 large

  • Onion halved 1 large

  • Garlic 5 cloves

  • Whole dry red chillies 2

  • Green capsicum seeded 1/2 medium

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Boil fettucine in seven cups of water till just cooked or al dente. Heat olive oil and toss fettucine. Add salt and red chilli flakes and toss again. Keep warm till required. Lightly roast peppercorns and crush slightly.

Step 2

Roast rosemary, thyme and oregano and crush. Mix together peppercorns, rosemary, thyme, oregano, paprika and salt to taste. Marinate chicken in this for fifteen minutes. To make salsa, heat a griddle and roast the red chillies till charred. Remove. Place tomato halves, onion, capsicum and garlic cloves on hot griddle.

Step 3

Roast till slightly charred. Cool and grind to a coarse pulp with roasted red chillies, lemon juice and salt. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and sear chicken breasts on both sides on high heat. Reduce heat, cover and cook till done. To serve, place fettucine on a platter. Place chicken breasts on them and spoon over salsa generously. Serve immediately.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.