Frozen Dinner Review #3: Zatarain’s Blackened Chicken Alfredo

Zatarain’s actually makes some decent frozen meals – it’s not all crab boil and boxes of rice.  Today I’m going to review the Blackened Chicken Alfredo.

This was good.  This was better than I was expecting it to be.  I’ve had is several times.

The Chicken

The chicken really held flavor on its own – I’m not used to that.  In my experience, chunks of chicken that go into things like this tend to be pretty bland – or simply just absorb the odor of whatever they are cooked in.  But these are different.  Each piece of chicken on its own tastes like blackened chicken.  If you pull a piece of chicken out, it isn’t overwhelmed by the alfredo sauce.

The Sauce and Noodles

The sauce and noodles are both really good.  When combined with the chicken, it’s slightly spicy – but not overwhelmingly so.  The consistency is good too, both of the noodles and the sauce.  The noodles have a smooth al dente feel, and the sauce – while it looks too thin or runny when it comes out of the microwave – thickens slightly when left to sit for a minute or two.  And when you’re on crutches, everything you pull out of the microwave sits for a minute or two while you get it to the couch.

Overall 9/10, will eat again.