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Cajun Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Butts

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
• 16 oz shrimp, peeled and deveined with tail off
• 2 tablespoons butter
• ½ small yellow onion, diced
• 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
• 1-2 teaspoons cajun seasoning blend
• 2½ cups chicken broth
• 1 tablespoon cornstarch + 1 tablespoon water (whisked until smooth)
• ¾ cup heavy cream
• 12 oz cookedlinguine pasta
• Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Melt butter in skillet over medium high heat
2. Add onion and sauté until softened, about 4-5 minutes
3. Add garlic and shrimp and sauté until shrimp is fully cooked and onions are garlic start to caramelize (about 6-8 minutes)
4. Add cajun seasoning blend (start with 1 teaspoon and add more if more spice is desired)
5. Stir to coat well
6. Slowly stir in broth and bring to a simmer
7. Add cornstarch slurry and let continue to simmer and thicken until broth is reduced by about half (about 5-8 minutes)
8. Stir in cream and let come back to simmer to heat through and thicken
9. Let continue to simmer for about 3-4 minutes
10. Add pasta and toss to coat
11. Remove from heat and garnish with parsley if desired

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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