Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time:
10 minutes Total Time:
20 minutes Servings: 4

A creamy alfredo fettuccine spiced with cajun seasoning and served with blackened shrimp that makes for a quick and tasty meal for the family that is also sure to impress guests!

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces fettuccine or your favourite pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 1 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon cajun seasoning or to taste - link this
  • 1/4 cup green onion, sliced (optional)

Directions:

    1. Start cooking the pasta.
    2. Melt the butter in a pan over medium-high heat, toss the shrimp in the cajun seasoning, add to pan and cook, about 2-3 minutes per side, and set aside.
    3. Add the garlic to the pan and saute until fragrant, about a 30 seconds.
    4. Deglaze the pan with the wine, add the heavy cream, parmesan and cajun seasoning and cook until it thickens a bit, about 3-5 minutes.
    5. Toss the pasta in with the alfredo sauce along with the shrimp and serve garnished with green onions.

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