Cajun Shrimp Scampi

by 247tasty

This is a wicked pasta and shrimp dish that is to die for! It’s is filled with juicy shrimps, amazing flavors, and an incredible creamy cheesy sauce. A great weeknight pasta meal that everyone will love! A pretty easy and quick dish to make. I love shrimps and my partner is obsessed with pasta, so this is the perfect solution for when we are craving for both. Freaking delicious, mouthwatering, satisfying, and full of flavor. One bite and you’ll never get over this scrumptious pasta meal. It is so addicting, you’ll keep coming back for more!


12 raw shrimps (as many as you’d like, I like having a lot in my pasta)
1 serving of pasta (preferably linguine)
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
shredded parmesan cheese
1/8 teaspoon basil
salt and pepper to taste
flour (to thicken)
cajun seasoning
1/4 cup parsley
White wine (not shown)
olive oil (not shown)

How to make Cajun Shrimp Scampi

Step 1: On medium-high heat, heat the pan and add in the butter, olive oil, and a touch of white wine. Bring the mixture into a boil.

Step 2: Add in the garlic and continue cooking for 2 minutes more before adding the shrimps.

Step 3: Generously season the shrimps with the Cajun seasoning.

Step 4: Cook the shrimp until pink and flip to cook the other side for a minute.

Step 5: Once the shrimps are all pink and cooked, remove from the pan, and leave the liquid.

Step 6: Put the heavy cream in the same pan along with basil, parsley, salt, and pepper.

Step 7: Bring the mixture to a boil, then, whisk in sprinkles of flour until the sauce thickened.

Step 8: reduce the heat to medium-low before adding back the shrimps.

Step 9: Give it a good toss to coat the shrimps with sauce.

Step 10: Serve the shrimps over pasta and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

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