Cajun Shrimp Pasta – crazy delicious creamy pasta with cajun shrimp, spinach and Parmesan cheese. Dinner takes 20 mins and so good!
Cajun Shrimp Pasta
Serves 3 | Prep Time: 10 Mins | Cook Time: 10 Mins
12 oz penne or fusili pasta 10 oz peeled, deveined, and tail-on shrimp 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon melted butter 4 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 cups chicken broth 3/4 cup whipping cream Salt, or to taste 3 dashes cayenne pepper 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cups baby spinach 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Chopped parsley
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Marinate the shrimp with the Cajun seasoning.
Heat up a skillet on medium heat, add the olive oil and butter. Saute the garlic until slightly browned, then add the shrimp. Stir a few times before adding the chicken broth and whipping cream. Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
Transfer the pasta into the skillet, stir to combine well with the sauce. Add the cherry tomatoes and baby spinach. As soon as they start to wilt, turn off the heat. Add the Parmesan cheese, chopped parsley and serve immediately.