- STEP 1
Start cooking the pasta in a saucepan of salted water according to the packet instructions.
- STEP 2
In a heavy skillet or frying pan, heat the butter and oil on medium to high heat. Add the garlic, and fry for about 30 seconds.
- STEP 3
Add the chicken cubes. Add the cajun spice and a few twists of ground pepper and stir the chicken to coat. Cook for about a minute, or until the chicken turns white.
- STEP 4
Add the green beans and stir fry for about 5 minutes, or until the chicken is very brown on the outside and the beans darken in colour. You will want to end up with a fairly dry pan as the oil and butter cooks away. (It might look like the chicken is overdone, but because of the high heat the chicken is sealed with amazing flavour and the inside should be done perfectly.)
- STEP 5
In the last minute of cooking, add the lemon juice and coat.
- STEP 6
Drain the cooked pasta and turn back into the saucepan while it is still hot. Add the chicken & beans and the pesto. Toss well to coat.
- STEP 7
Serve with the feta crumbled evenly over each serving.