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Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christina Jue

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. penne pasta

1 lb. raw shrimp

2 tbsp. cajun seasoning

1 tbsp. olive oil

2 tbsp. butter

1 cup heavy cream

cup parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta and save pasta water.

While pasta is cooking, combine shrimp with cajun seasoning and olive oil in a bowl. Toss to coat shrimp.

Heat large skillet over medium high heat. Add butter and melt. Cook shrimp until golden brown on each side.

Transfer cooked shrimp to a plate and reduce heat to medium low.

Add heavy cream to skillet and scrape bottom. Allow cream to bubble. Reduce heat to low and stir in parmesan

cheese to melt. Add shrimp and stir to coat. Use reserved pasta water to thin out sauce if needed.

Serve over pasta.

 

 

 

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