Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
Picture this: a delectable dish that combines the rich, creamy goodness of Alfredo sauce with the bold and spicy flavors of Cajun seasoning. Our Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo recipe is a mouthwatering masterpiece that will transport your taste buds straight to the bayous of Louisiana.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 8 ounces fettuccine pasta
- 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the fettuccine pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- Season the shrimp with Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
- Pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a simmer. Reduce heat and stir in grated Parmesan cheese, allowing it to melt into the sauce and thicken.
- Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and let it simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes until heated through.
- Toss the cooked fettuccine pasta with the creamy Cajun shrimp Alfredo sauce until well coated.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo is the perfect marriage of spicy and creamy, making it a delightful dish for any occasion. It’s a quick and easy recipe that will leave your guests craving for more.
Nutrition: Calories – 520 kcal, Fat – 29g, Carbohydrates – 39g, Protein – 28g
Picture yourself savoring each forkful of this Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo. The Cajun seasoning adds a kick of excitement to the classic Alfredo, making it a flavor explosion in every bite. Whether you’re cooking for a special dinner or just craving some comfort food, this recipe is a winner. Enjoy the creamy, spicy goodness and share it with friends and family for a memorable dining experience.