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Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Linguine – A Rich and Decadent Dish You’ll Love

by anny

Are you looking for a unique and delicious dinner option that will leave your family raving? Look no further than this creamy cajun shrimp and linguine dish! It’s a rich and decadent combination of linguine, spicy cajun sauce, tomatoes, and juicy shrimp that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Plus, with its parmigiano reggiano topping, it looks as good as it tastes.

Welcome to my blog! Today, I’ll be sharing a recipe for one of my all-time favorite dishes: Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Linguine. This dish is rich and decadent, and full of flavor. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

If you’re looking for a truly decadent and delicious seafood dish, look no further than this Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Linguine. It’s a rich and creamy pasta dish packed with flavor, and the best part is that it’s actually pretty easy to make.

1. The flavors are amazing. The Cajun seasoning gives the shrimp a nice kick, while the creaminess of the sauce balances everything out perfectly. And the Parmesan cheese adds a lovely finishing touch.

2. It’s a quick and easy recipe. Despite being packed with flavor, this dish is actually pretty simple to make. It’ll be on your table in no time!

3. It’s perfect for a special occasion (or any night of the week!). This dish is impressive enough for a dinner party or date night, but it’s also easy enough to make for a weeknight meal.

4. You’ll love how comforting it is. There’s something about rich and creamy pasta dishes that just hits the spot, and this one is no exception. It’s sure to become a new favorite!

If you love shrimp and pasta, then you’re going to love this creamy cajun shrimp and linguine dish. It’s a rich and decadent dish that’s perfect for a special occasion or a romantic night in. The cajun seasoning gives the shrimp a nice kick, while the creaminess of the sauce helps to balance it out. Serve with a side of garlic bread and you’ve got a meal that everyone will love.

Tips:

1. If you want a truly decadent dish, double the sauce recipe. This will give you plenty of extra sauce to drizzle over your finished dish.

2. To really bring out the flavor of the shrimp, be sure to use fresh, not frozen. Frozen shrimp can be watery and lack flavor.

3. For a little extra zing, add a pinch or two of cayenne pepper to the sauce. This will give it a nice bit of heat without being overwhelming.

4. If you have any leftovers, they make great lunch the next day. Just reheat and enjoy!

Conclusion & Recipe:

If you’re looking for a rich and decadent seafood dish, look no further than this Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Linguine. The shrimp are cooked in a flavorful Cajun sauce and served over linguine pasta. This dish is sure to please any seafood lover.

Creamy Cajun Shrimp and Linguine

If you love shrimp and pasta, then you're going to love this creamy cajun shrimp and linguine dish. It's a rich and decadent dish that's perfect for a special occasion or a romantic night in.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Servings 4
Calories 411 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb shrimp deveined & cleaned
  • 8 oz linguine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cajun Seasoning
  • 1 c half and half
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • A few sprigs de chopped parsley
  • 1 roma tomato diced small
  • 1/4 c parmigiano reggiano
  • Optional: 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • The cleaned shrimp can be dried with a paper towel. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp cajun seasoning on top.
  • Cook the linguine as per the instructions on the pack and let cool.
  • Heat a large pan over medium heat
  • Add the oil, butter
  • Place the shrimp in an even layer, then add the minced ginger. After 2 minutes turn the flame on and continue cooking for 1-2 more minutes, or until it is pink.
  • Add the half-and-half and parmigiano Reggiano to the pan
  • Bring to a boil and whisk for 2 minutes.
  • Turn heat off
  • Add the pasta
  • Add the chopped tomato and 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning.
  • Add the lemon juice. This step can be skipped as adding lemon juice and dairy can cause problems. But if you leave the heat off, there is a greater chance that it won't happen.
  • Stir it to combine. As it cools, it will continue thickening.
  • You can add more half and half if the sauce seems too thick.
  • Serve