spicy cajun shrimp linguine

★★★★★ 1
By Kyla Stuhlmiller
from North Bend, OR

I got this out of a cookbook my Nana(maternal grandmother) sent me for Christmas this year. It sounded yummy so when it was my night to cook for myself and my neighbors I decided to try it. I was a bit iffy about it after I cooked it because I don't like runny pasta sauce. But I wasn't disappointed! There wasn't any left!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For spicy cajun shrimp linguine

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 lb
    large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 12 oz
    linguine pasta
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 dash
    hot sauce
  • 1/2 c
    chopped scallions
  • grated parmesan cheese

How To Make spicy cajun shrimp linguine

  • 1
    In large deep skillet heat oil and half the butter over med-high heat. Dust shrimp evenly with Cajun seasoning and add to pan. Cook shrimp turning once, until just opaque and cooked through about 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  • 2
    Cook pasta in salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain well
  • 3
    As the pasta cooks, melt remaining butter in shrimp pan. Add garlic and cook for 30 sec. Add broth and hot sauce. Bring to a simmer stir up any brown bits from the pan. Turn off heat and return shrimp to pan.
  • 4
    Toss the pasta in the shrimp sauce with 1/2 cup of scallions. Serve garnished with scallions (if you want). Top with parmesan cheese!

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