Blackened Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Indulge in the bold and spicy flavors of Blackened Cajun Shrimp Pasta! This dish is a delightful fusion of succulent shrimp, perfectly seasoned with Cajun spices, and tossed in a creamy pasta sauce. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’s guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for a taste of the bayou.

Blackened Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Blackened Cajun Shrimp Pasta


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 8 ounces fettuccine pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Season the shrimp with Cajun seasoning, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  2. Cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions; drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the seasoned shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add halved cherry tomatoes and minced garlic. Sauté until the tomatoes are softened.
  5. Pour in the heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and cooked pasta. Toss everything together until well combined and the sauce thickens.
  6. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, and stir gently to incorporate them into the pasta.
  7. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  8. Serve the Blackened Cajun Shrimp Pasta hot, and enjoy the explosion of flavors!

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 480, Fat: 28g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 22g

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