Red Lobster is an American casual dining restaurant chain that is owned and operated by Darden Restaurants, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, Florida. The company also has operations in Canada, the United Arab Emirates, and Japan. As of May 29, 2011, there are 698 Red Lobster locations worldwide.

Red Lobster was founded in 1968 by entrepreneurs Bill Darden and Charley Woodsby. Originally billed as a "Harbor for Seafood Lovers", the first restaurant in Lakeland, Florida, was followed by several others throughout the southeast. In 1970, General Mills acquired Red Lobster as a five-unit company. With new backing, the chain expanded rapidly in the 1980s.



Cajun Chicken Linguine Alfredo

Cajun Chicken Linguine Alfredo
Red Lobster Copycat Recipe

Serves 2

2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin strips 
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 
2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine 
8 slices green peppers 
8 slices sweet red peppers 
1/2-1 lb mushroom 
1 green onion, sliced 
1 -2 cup heavy cream 
1/4 teaspoon dried basil 
1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 
1/8 teaspoon pepper 
4 ounces linguine, cooked and drained
grated parmesan cheese (optional)

 Place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl or resealable plastic bag, toss or shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat sauté chicken in butter until almost tender, about 5-7 minutes. Add peppers, mushrooms and onion; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Reduce heat. Add cream and seasonings; heat through. Add linguine and toss; heat through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.


  1. Red Lobster recipe does not have mushrooms or peppers in it. I would like the ACTUAL Red Lobster recipe if anyone has it.

  2. We are with you Joe. No mushrooms or peppers in ours.