Crispy Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine

Crispy Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 oz fettuccine
  • 1 lb large shrimp deshelled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package instructions.
  2. Sprinkle the shrimp with 1 tbsp of cajun spice and toss well. Drizzle the flour over the shrimp and toss in a bowl to make sure each shrimp is covered in flour.
  3. In a deep skillet add the butter and olive oil and heat over high heat. Add shrimp and cook on each side about 2 min until crisp. Remove shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet add chicken broth and heavy cream. Season with additional cajun spice if preferred and/or salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then add the Parmesan cheese and whisk. Add fettuccine and shrimp back to the pot and toss.
  5. Garnish with parsley and additional Parmesan cheese.
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