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Crispy Cajun Shrimp Fettucini Will Be Your New Go-To Pasta Recipe

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Pasta is my weakness. There are just so many different variations, I could eat it everyday! But when you add shrimp to the mix, things just get that much better.

This Crispy Cajun Shrimp Fettuccini will be a winner in your household if you love shrimp pasta. Between the bites of crispy Cajun shrimp and deliciously creamy sauce, you'll be back for seconds and maybe even thirds!

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Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces fettuccine
  • 1 pound large shrimp, deshelled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:

Cook fettuccine according to package instructions.

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Sprinkle the shrimp with 1 tablespoon of Cajun spice and toss well. Drizzle the flour over the shrimp and toss in a bowl to make sure each shrimp is covered in flour.

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In a deep skillet add the butter and olive oil and heat over high heat. Add shrimp and cook on each side about 2 minutes until crisp. Remove shrimp from the skillet and set aside.

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In the same skillet add chicken broth and heavy cream. Season with additional Cajun spice if preferred and/or salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then add the Parmesan cheese and whisk. Add fettuccine and shrimp back to the pot and toss.

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Garnish with parsley and additional Parmesan cheese.


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