Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo

Picture yourself in the heart of Louisiana, where the rich flavors of Cajun cuisine dance on your taste buds. Our Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo is a tantalizing symphony of textures and spices that transports you straight to the bayou. This recipe beautifully marries the warmth of classic Alfredo with the boldness of Cajun seasoning, resulting in a dish that’s as comforting as it is exciting.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 oz fettuccine pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the fettuccine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. Cook until the shrimp turn pink and opaque. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Gradually whisk in the grated Parmesan cheese until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
  5. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, allowing them to heat through in the sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Place a portion of cooked fettuccine on each plate. Top with the creamy Cajun shrimp sauce.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley and an extra sprinkle of Cajun seasoning for an added kick.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Indulge in the fusion of creamy Alfredo and bold Cajun flavors with our Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo. Perfectly cooked shrimp are smothered in a luscious Parmesan cream sauce and served over tender fettuccine. This dish is a true celebration of Southern comfort with a twist.

Nutrition information: Calories: 420; Fat: 22g; Carbohydrates: 32g; Protein: 27g

Picture yourself sharing this delightful meal with friends and family, the satisfying richness of the Alfredo mingling with the vibrant Cajun spice. As you take your first bite, you’ll experience a flavor journey that captures the essence of Louisiana’s culinary spirit. Our Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo is more than a dish; it’s an invitation to savor the heart and soul of Cajun cooking.

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