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Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Cajun flavors go perfectly with shrimp and sausage in this creamy decadent cajun shrimp pasta recipe perfect for entertaining or weeknight dinners.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun/Creole
Keyword party food, seafood recipes, weeknight dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 467kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 andouille sausages sliced
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 1/2 red pepper sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 roma tomatoes sliced
  • 2 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Cajun seasoning to taste
  • 16 ounces linguini cooked
  • Garnish: parsley

Instructions

  • Add olive oil and butter to a large pot over medium high heat until melted together.
  • Next add shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Add in sliced sausage and cook until completely cooked through and then remove from pot and put on a separate plate.
  • Add onion and sliced peppers and cook until tender and a bit browned.
  • Next add in garlic and cook for 30 seconds then toss around then add in tomatoes.
  • Pour in chicken broth, wine, heavy cream, worcestershire and hot sauce and whisk together.
  • Turn heat down to medium and allow sauce to thicken some.
  • Add back in shrimp and sausage.
  • Season with cajun seasoning to taste.
  • Toss in cooked linguini completely coating pasta.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 942mg | Potassium: 424mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 795IU | Vitamin C: 33.9mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 2.6mg