Creamy Cajun Shrimp Alfredo



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the fettuccine pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Season the shrimp with Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  3. 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.
  4. In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  5. 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.
  6. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and let it simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes until heated through.
  7. Toss the cooked fettuccine pasta with the creamy Cajun shrimp Alfredo sauce until well coated.
  8. 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.

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