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Kick up the weeknight dinner routine with this easy (and cheesy!) Cajun Shrimp Alfredo. Incredibly creamy and offering a mouthwatering Cajun kick, this just-spicy-enough pasta dish delivers major flavor with minimal effort. We opted to keep it classic using fettuccine noodles, but any pasta shape will work great! 

Sarah Epperson
Recipe by MyRecipes

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active:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 4 oz.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside. 

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  • Add oil to a large skillet over medium-high; tilt to coat skillet. Toss together shrimp and Cajun seasoning in a medium bowl to coat. Add shrimp to skillet; cook until opaque, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer shrimp to a plate.

  • Add onion, celery, and garlic to skillet; cook, stirring often, until onion is tender, about 3 minutes. Add chicken stock; stir to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Stir in heavy cream, Parmesan, pepper, salt, and cayenne. Cook, stirring often, until thickened, 4 to 5 minutes. Add cooked pasta; toss to coat. Top with shrimp; sprinkle with scallions.

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