Cheesecake Factory Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pasta

15 mins
30 mins
If you love the spicy chipotle chicken pasta from Cheesecake Factory, this recipe is your next hit! It tastes just like it, if not EVEN better. The best part is it's packed with veggies and you can tweak the spice level to your liking.
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Cheesecake Factory Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pasta

Cheesecake Factory Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pasta

If you love the spicy chipotle chicken pasta from Cheesecake Factory, this recipe is your next hit! It tastes just like it, if not EVEN better. The best part is it's packed with veggies and you can tweak the spice level to your liking.

If you love the spicy chipotle chicken pasta from Cheesecake Factory, this recipe is your next hit! It tastes just like it, if not EVEN better. The best part is it's packed with veggies and you can tweak the spice level to your liking.

15 mins
30 mins

Ingredients

CHICKEN
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • squeeze of lime
SAUCE
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 whole red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 whole yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup adobo chipotle pepper paste
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt more to taste
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 cup chopped asparagus
  • 1/2 cup peas
OTHER
  • 12 ounces penne or pasta shape of choice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Marinade chicken in olive oil, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper. Cook on a hot skillet or pan over medium-high heat. Get a golden brown sear on both sides. Then turn the heat to low and cover until the center is cooked through. Chop into small pieces and toss in honey and lime juice. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water heavily. Drop the asparagus in for 1-2 minutes, just until it turns bright green and softens, then remove. Drop the pasta in and cook to package directions.
  3. In a sauce pan over medium heat, add olive oil, bell peppers, onions, and garlic. Sauté until they soften a bit.
  4. Add the heavy cream, chipotle pepper paste, chili powder, paprika, and salt. Mix. Bring to a boil for a minute, then add the parmesan, mix, and simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens. Add the asparagus and peas in and mix.
  5. Drop the pasta in and toss to evenly coat.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and more parmesan!
Tips & Notes
  • Add cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to make it more spicy!
4.9 based on 12 reviews

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This pasta is amazing and has been a huge hit with my entire family! This definitely has become one of top time pasta recipe so far! Thank you!

Salaams,

How many servings does this recipe listed make? Plan on making it this weekend and want to make sure it’s enough for the wife and kids.

Hi! I wanted to make this pasta but the measurements were a little confusing. On the youtube video, there was cream cheese added but I don’t see it here on the recipe. How many servings does this pasta make?

It was amazing, but you’re missing some ingredients according to your YouTube video. How much coriander should be added?

where did you get your adobo chipotle pepper paste? Or did you blend the chipotle in adobo by yourself?

Hi what can i use if i dont find chipotle sauce?

This recipe is AMAZING! This has become the go-to pasta for my family! Thank you big time!

Very good, just a heads up though, you’re missing cumin in the written instructions. I assumed it goes in with the other spices but just a heads up.

This dish was absolutely amazing! I didn’t have parmesan cheese so I used cheddar and used chipotle sauce instead of adobo chipotle paste. It turned out great! Thankyou for the recipe.

Hi Sarah!! Filled with joy to hear that this recipe is a family favorite now! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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