Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta



Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

If you’re craving a dish that’s bursting with flavors and has a delightful kick of spice, our Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta is the perfect choice. This dish combines succulent shrimp, al dente pasta, and a rich Cajun cream sauce that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz linguine pasta
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Boil the linguine pasta until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, toss the shrimp with Cajun seasoning until evenly coated.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the seasoned shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink. Remove shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add chopped onion and red bell pepper. Sauté until they become tender.
  5. Add minced garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds until fragrant.
  6. Pour in heavy cream and chicken broth. Stir and let it simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens.
  7. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and stir to combine. Cook for an additional 2 minutes until the shrimp are heated through.
  8. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  9. Serve the Cajun shrimp and sauce over the cooked linguine pasta.
  10. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley for a burst of color and flavor.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Our Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta is a tantalizing blend of spices and creamy goodness that makes every bite a taste sensation. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion when you want to impress!

Nutrition Information: Calories: 450, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 40g, Protein: 25g

Craving a dish that’s bursting with flavors and has a delightful kick of spice? Look no further than our Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta recipe. This mouthwatering dish combines the succulence of shrimp with al dente pasta and a rich Cajun cream sauce that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds.
The star of this dish is undoubtedly the Cajun cream sauce. It’s a harmonious blend of spices, creaminess, and just the right amount of heat. When combined with perfectly cooked shrimp and linguine pasta, it creates a symphony of flavors that will transport you straight to the heart of Louisiana.
To make this dish, start by boiling the linguine pasta until it’s perfectly al dente. Meanwhile, season the shrimp with Cajun seasoning for that authentic Southern flavor. Sauté them in a skillet until they turn pink and have a beautiful Cajun crust.
In the same skillet, sauté onions, red bell peppers, and garlic until they’re tender and aromatic. Then, pour in the heavy cream and chicken broth, allowing the sauce to thicken and absorb all those wonderful flavors.
Bring the shrimp back into the mix, and let them soak up the creamy Cajun goodness. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Finally, serve the Cajun shrimp and sauce over the linguine pasta, garnishing with fresh parsley for a pop of color.
Whether you’re preparing this dish for a quick weeknight dinner or a special occasion, our Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta will leave a lasting impression. Its bold flavors and creamy texture make it a crowd-pleaser that you’ll want to enjoy time and time again.

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