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Cajun Shrimp Pasta | Grandbaby Cakes
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4.23 from 9 votes

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Cajun/Creole
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 467kcal


  • 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


  • 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.


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