Penne With Cajun Hot Links and Chipotle Shrimp

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This recipe is from Food Network's Guy Feiri. I had this at his restaurant, Johnny Garlic's and loved it. I made it at home last night and it tasted exactly the same! It is spicey! I only put in 1 1/2 peppers and it was not as spicey as it was at the restaurant, but perfect. It is an easy recipe to make!


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1 oz
olive oil
louisiana hot link sausages, all beef, cut in 6 bias slices
raw shrimp, deveined and shelled
2 c
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 lb
cooked penne pasta
1/2 c
parmesan cheese, grated plus more for serving
1 Tbsp
diced roma tomato
1 Tbsp
diced scallion


1 1/2 c
barbecue sauce
3/4 c
canola oil
1/3 c
lemon juice
1 1/2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1/2 tsp
red chili pepper flakes
1/3 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/3 tsp
ground black pepper

How to Make Penne With Cajun Hot Links and Chipotle Shrimp


  • 1Make the Chipotle Sauce first. Combine all ingredients in blender, puree, cover and refrigerate.
  • 2In saute pan over high heat, add olive oil and hot links. Sear links until browned.
  • 3Add the shrimp and cook until pink. Lower heat to medium.
  • 4Add cream, 3/4 of the Chipotle Sauce, salt and pepper.
  • 5Add cooked pasta and the cheese. Toss to combine.
  • 6Serve in pasta bowl and garnish with diced tomato, scallions, more sauce, if desired, and grated Parmesan.

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Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood

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