Chicken Spaghetti

4 4
30 min

Spicy & Creamy Chicken Spaghetti for weeknight dinner! This quick recipe can be totally customized to your family’s needs. You can make it hot & spicy or leave the chilies out for a kid friendly version. You can even add more cheese & make it more like Mac & Cheese consistency. For vegetarian option, you can add plant based Cajun andouille sausage to it. I have made it in all variations & my family has totally loved it. Do share your feedback & Enjoy! recipe card attached.

Recipe details
  • 4  4
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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  • ngredients
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilis
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp  butter
  • 2 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Mexican cheese blend
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Cut chicken into small size pieces.
In a pan melt butter over medium heat. Sauté garlic, onions & celery. Don’t let it brown.
Add cubed chicken, garlic & onion powder. Cover & cook over medium-high heat until chicken is no longer pink.
Add diced tomatoes with green chilies. Reduce the heat to low, and cook for another 5 mins.  Add heavy cream & mix well. Add cheese blend & cook until cheese is melted
Stir in cooked spaghetti. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook for another few minutes to coat the spaghetti with the sauce.  
  • For vegetarian option, you can add plant based Cajun andouille sausage to it.
  • Sheryll S Sheryll S on Jun 05, 2021

    Not terrible. Definitely better than using ground chicken or turkey.

  • Lisbeth Slabotsky Lisbeth Slabotsky on Jun 05, 2021

    It sounds tasty, except for the chilis. But I have Poblano peppers in the freezer so I'll use those instead. Can I use anything other than heavy cream here?