Cheesecake Factory’s Louisiana Chicken Pasta Recipe

Cheesecake Factory's Louisiana Chicken Pasta

Cheesecake Factory’s Louisiana Chicken Pasta recipe; one of my favorite pasta dishes! If there is one thing I know for sure, it’s that this Louisiana Chicken Pasta is DELISH. As many of you already know, pasta is one of my favorite dishes to make at home! Sometimes, I think that I can eat pasta for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Can anyone else relate?! Comment below if so!

Whenever my family would travel to visit my grandparents in Florida, our first stop off the plane was always Cheesecake Factory. There were three menu items that we would order: cheeseburger sliders, the infamous brown bread, and their Louisiana chicken pasta! Do you have a favorite dish from the popular restaurant? If so, leave a comment and let me know which one!

When I first tried this recipe at home- I felt like I was sitting back at the Cheesecake Factory with my family in Florida. The dish truly brings comfort into my kitchen, and now it will to yours! I made a few adjustments to the recipe, which you can find below! If you want to make this dish vegetarian- skip out on the crispy chicken and feel free to add in your protein of choice. Check out the recipe below, which is inspired by one of my favorite TikTokers: @Moribyan!

Cheesecake Factory’s Louisiana Chicken Pasta

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 2 chicken breast, butterflied & halved
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Pasta

  • 1 box bowtie pasta
  • 1 cup cooking cream
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

Instructions
 

  • 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add in pasta and cook al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water and set aside. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add butter to saucepan and once melted, add in garlic, onions, peppers and mushrooms. Cook mushrooms for 5-6 minutes until softened. Once cooked, add to a bowl and set aside.
  • 2. Once chicken breast has been butterflied and halved. Place on a baking sheet and season with salt & pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add in vegetable oil. While skillet is heating, beat 2 eggs and add to a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, add together flour, bread crumbs, 1/2 parmesan cheese, onion + garlic powder, salt & pepper. Mix together until combined. Add 1 chicken breast at a time to the egg mixture followed by the bread crumb mixture. Make sure to shake off any excess bread crumbs / flour. Place coated chicken on baking sheet until oil is heated.
  • 3. Once oil is at 350F temp. Carefully add in one piece of chicken at a time (away from you) to the skillet. Let sit for 3-4 minutes per side. Once chicken is cooked, place on drying rack and top with flakey salt and set aside.
  • 4. Add cream, chicken stock and white wine to a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Once combined add in cornstarch and mix together. Add in seasonings and freshly grated parmesan cheese and mix together until sauce has thickened. Around 6-7 minutes. Once sauce is thickened, bring sauce to a low simmer. Add in pasta & cooked vegetables to the sauce. Mix together until all pasta & vegetables are evenly coated. Add in 1/4 cup of pasta water at a time to the pasta and mix together. Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese, black pepper & red chilli flakes. Plate pasta and top with sliced crispy chicken. Serve and enjoy!

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If you like this recipe, leave a comment below! If you’re in the mood to make something cheesy, make sure to try out my whipped feta dip recipe OR the viral baked feta pasta that took the internet by storm. Or, if you’re in the mood for my favorite chicken wings, check out the recipe here. There are a lot of new recipes being posted across my social channels so make sure you’re following them all! You can find Everything Delish on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest & Facebook.

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