Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo
8 ounces fettuccine or your favourite pasta
1 tablespoon butter(or olive oil)
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
1 cup heavy/whipping cream ( can substitute with half/half or 8 oz low fat cream cheese)
1 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
1/2 tablespoon cajun seasoning or to taste
1/4 cup green onion, sliced (optional)
Start cooking the pasta.
Melt the butter in a pan over medium-high heat, toss the shrimp in the cajun seasoning, add to pan and cook, about 2-3 minutes per side, and set aside.
Add the garlic to the pan and saute until fragrant, about a 30 seconds.
Deglaze the pan with the wine, add the heavy cream, parmesan and cajun seasoning and cook until it thickens a bit, about 3-5 minutes.
Toss the pasta in with the alfredo sauce along with the shrimp and serve garnished with green onions.