If you are looking for an easy meal that your entire family will enjoy, try Spicy Creamy Chicken Pasta Recipe. It is loaded with tender chicken, tomatoes, cream cheese and more! It is creamy and delicious! This one pot meal is packed with flavor.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken Breasts
  • Onion
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cayenne Pepper – If you don’t have Cayenne check out Best Cayenne Pepper Substitute post.
  • Butter
  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Ziti Pasta

How to make Spicy creamy chicken pasta recipe:

  •  In a large skillet heat about a tablespoon of the butter.  
  • Add chicken and the onions and allow it to brown, stirring occasionally. Let it get nice and brown and cook until the onions are soft.  
  • While chicken is browning season it with salt and pepper. Add the Italian seasoning and the cayenne pepper.  
  • Then mix in the remaining butter and heavy whipping cream.  
  • Bring the mixture to a boil.  
  • Cover, reduce the heat to low and simmer for approximately 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.  
  • While the chicken is cooking, cook the ziti to al dente based on the package instructions.  
  • Remove the chicken mixture from the heat.  Then stir in the grated parmesan cheese gradually until the cheese is melted and all mixed in.  
  • Then stir in the cooked ziti.  Serve warm and top with additional parmesan cheese.  Enjoy! 

Print this Creamy Chicken and Pasta recipe below:

Spicy Creamy Chicken

5 from 3 votes
Spicy creamy chicken pasta recipe is a one pot meal that makes dinner time easy! This Creamy Chicken pasta is packed with so much flavor. The tomatoes, cream cheese and chicken combine to make an amazing dish.You will love Creamy chicken pasta recipes! Try this Creamy chicken and pasta today!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine Italian
Course Dinner
Calories 868
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts diced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups Heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 16 oz Ziti Pasta

Instructions

  • In a large skillet heat about a tablespoon of the butter.
  • Add chicken and the onions and allow it to brown, stirring occasionally. Let it get nice and brown and cook until the onions are soft.
  • While chicken is browning season it with salt and pepper. Add the Italian seasoning and the cayenne pepper.
  • Then mix in the remaining butter and heavy whipping cream.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce the heat to low and simmer for approximately 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  • While the chicken is cooking, cook the ziti to al dente based on the package instructions.
  • Remove the chicken mixture from the heat. Then stir in the grated parmesan cheese gradually until the cheese is melted and all mixed in.
  • Then stir in the cooked ziti. Serve warm and top with additional parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*This pasta has a mild spice.  You can serve topped with additional red pepper flakes if you want the dish to be spicer.  
*Refrigerate the leftovers in an air tight container for up to 5 days.  

Nutrition Facts

Serving 6g, Calories 868kcal, Carbohydrates 61g, Protein 37g, Fat 53g, Saturated Fat 32g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3g, Monounsaturated Fat 15g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 204mg, Sodium 904mg, Potassium 504mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 3g, Vitamin A 1863IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 452mg, Iron 2mg

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