Spicy Cajun Pasta

Elizabeth Schoch


I found this dish on a website in my hometown. Its very good, a little on the spicy side. You can adjust the "spicyness" as you go along.

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20 Min


45 Min


Stove Top


1 16 oz box
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 lb
large shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 boneless
chicken breasts
hot links, sliced to your desired thickness
2 Tbsp
cajun seasoning
1 large
yellow onion
4 cloves
garlic, minced
jalapenos, finely chopped
1 1/2 c
heavy whipping cream
1 small can(s)
green chilis
1 large can(s)
diced tomatoes
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
basil leaves
1 Tbsp
red pepper flakes
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook pasta. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil, garlic and onions,and sautee. Add the chicken. When the chicken is almost done, add the hot links and cook until the chicken is no longer pink. Add the jalapenos, green chilis, tomatoes and seasonings (you can add less red pepper flakes depending on how spicy you like it). Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low and add the whipping cream, stirring until blended, allow to simmer for about 5 minutes, then add the shrimp and cook until the shrimp is no longer pink and the sauce has thickened.
Stir in the cooked pasta and mix well. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 15 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #spicy