Copycat Recipe: Bayou Chicken Pasta
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Serves: 6 Servings
  1. Add 1½ cups water and 1 Tbsp. Chef's Choice Seasoning to the chicken.
  2. Make sure you gently stir it every 2-3 minutes until hydrated (about 12-15 minutes total).
  3. While chicken sits, add 1 Tbsp. oil to saute pan over medium high heat.
  4. Add green chilies, white onions, and green onions and saute for 15-30 seconds until white onions just barely start to brown.
  5. Add 3 cups water.
  6. Go (gently) stir the chicken!
  7. Bring to a simmer, then very slowly whisk bechamel sauce into the onion mixture. Make sure to whisk well and get all the clumps out.
  8. Go (gently) stir the chicken!
  9. Whisk in tomato powder and 2 Tbsp. Chef's Choice seasoning. Stir until completely mixed.
  10. Go (gently) stir the chicken!
  11. Add tomato dices and gently fold them into the sauce.
  12. Add chicken (extra liquid and all) and mix well.
  13. Serve over your favorite pasta (I use linguine).
This has a "kick" to it if you use the full 3 Tbsp. Chef's Choice and ⅓ cup green chilies. I LOVED it and wouldn't call it too spicy, but it was too spicy for my kids. Adjust the amount of green chilies and Chef's choice seasoning as needed.

Approximately $4.50/serving.
Recipe by Simple Family Preparedness at