Prep Time: 25 mins | Cook Time: 25 mins | Total Time: 45 mins
What a dish! Oh, man, you have got to give this recipe a try! If you are looking for the perfect dish to serve for lunch or dinner, then you need this Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta! Feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. I have listed all the things you need so all you have to do is to follow them step by step and you are good to go. Enjoy!
1 pound shrimp deveined and cleaned
8 ounces linguine
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1 cup half and half
2 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic minced
A few sprigs of chopped parsley
1 Roma tomato diced small
1/4 cup parmigiana Reggiano
1 tablespoon lemon juice optional
salt and pepper
Step 1: Use paper towels to pat dry the shrimp.
Step 2: Season the shrimp with Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper.
Step 3: Refer to the directions provided on the package of the linguine on how to cook it.
Step 4: Place a large pan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 5: Add butter and oil, then allow them to melt and become hot.
Step 6: Add the seasoned shrimp and minced garlic. Cook for 2 minutes or until the shrimp turns pink on each side.
Step 7: Add 1/2 of the Parmigiano Reggiano and whisk for about 2 minutes until it starts to boil.
Step 8: Remove from the heat and toss in the cooked pasta.
Step 9: Add the parsley, sliced tomato, and the rest of the Cajun seasoning. Toss everything until well coated.
Step 10: Serve hot and enjoy!
Add a little amount of half & half if the sauce gets too thick.
For more spiciness, add more Cajun seasoning.