Cajun Spiced Shrimp Pasta

Cajun Spiced Shrimp Pasta

Embark on a culinary journey with our delightful Cajun Spiced Shrimp Pasta recipe. Bursting with flavors and aromas, this dish is a delightful fusion of Cajun spices and succulent shrimp, all brought together with perfectly cooked pasta. Let’s dive into the culinary magic!


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Start by cooking the penne pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, toss the shrimp with Cajun seasoning, ensuring they are well coated.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add a bit more olive oil if needed. Sauté the onion, garlic, and red bell pepper until softened.
  5. Reduce the heat and pour in the heavy cream. Let it simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  6. Add the cooked pasta and shrimp to the skillet, tossing them in the creamy sauce until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the Cajun Spiced Shrimp Pasta garnished with fresh parsley. Enjoy the explosion of flavors!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the spicy and savory delight of Cajun Spiced Shrimp Pasta. This recipe brings together succulent shrimp, bold Cajun seasoning, and creamy sauce over perfectly cooked pasta. A symphony of flavors awaits!

Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 450, Fat – 22g, Protein – 28g, Carbohydrates – 35g

Embark on a culinary journey with our delightful Cajun Spiced Shrimp Pasta. The marriage of bold Cajun spices with succulent shrimp, all coated over perfectly cooked pasta, creates a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Each bite is an adventure, transporting you to the heart of Cajun cuisine. The creamy sauce complements the spiciness, providing a balance that’s simply divine. Gather your ingredients and let’s create this culinary masterpiece together! Bon appétit!

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