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spicy cajun pasta

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Elizabeth Schoch
Fairfield, CA

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.

(1 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spicy cajun pasta

  • 1 16 oz box
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 lb
    large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 boneless
    chicken breasts
  • 5
    hot links, sliced to your desired thickness
  • 2 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1 large
    yellow onion
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, minced
  • 4
    jalapenos, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 small can
    green chilis
  • 1 large can
    diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    basil leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper

How To Make spicy cajun pasta

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Stir in the cooked pasta and mix well. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 15 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.

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