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There’s something about a cajun steak pasta recipe that just makes your taste buds come to life. The spicy and savory flavors combine in a way that is simply irresistible.

When you make this dish, you’ll feel like you’re right in the heart of Louisiana. The rich and hearty flavors will transport you down south, where the food is always fresh and delicious.

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So why not try out this cajun steak pasta recipe for yourself? You won’t be disappointed!

So looking for a delicious and easy weeknight meal? This cajun steak pasta recipe is perfect! The steak is marinated in cajun spices, then cooked until perfectly tender. Serve with a simple tomato sauce and penne pasta for a meal the whole family will love.

Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo

This cajun steak pasta is a delicious and easy way to make a restaurant-quality meal at home.

The cajun seasoning gives the steak and shrimp some heat and flavor, while the pasta and creamy sauce provide a bit of comfort. This dish is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner

Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo, cajun steak pasta, steak and shrimp pasta, steak and shrimp

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Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo

This cajun steak pasta is a delicious and easy way to make a restaurant-quality meal at home.

Why you will love this cajun steak pasta recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious and hearty pasta dish, look no further than cajun steak pasta. The cajun spices give this dish a delicious kick, while the steak and shrimp provide plenty of protein. This dish is sure to fill you up and leave you satisfied. The cajun seasoning gives the steak and shrimp a delicious flavor, while the alfredo sauce provides a creamy, comforting finish.

Which shrimp to use

There are many different types of shrimp that can be used in cajun steak pasta. Jumbo shrimp are a good option because they are large and have a lot of flavor. Tiger shrimp are also a good choice because they are smaller than jumbo shrimp, but have a lot of flavor as well.

How to peel the shrimp

Peeling shrimp can be a little bit tricky, but it’s definitely worth the effort. Here are a few tips to help you out:

  1. Start by holding the shrimp in one hand with the tail facing away from you.
  2. Use your other hand to peel off the shell, making sure to remove the tail as well.
  3. If the shrimp has a vein running down its back, you can remove it by using a sharp knife to make a shallow cut down the middle of the back.
  4. Finally, rinse the peeled shrimp under cold water until they’re clean.

Which steak to use

There are a few different types of steak that can be used for cajun pasta, but the best option is a cajun-seasoned steak. This type of steak is available at most grocery stores, and it gives the cajun pasta a delicious flavor. If you can’t find cajun-seasoned steak, any type of steak will work well in this dish. Just make sure to season it with cajun spices before cooking.

Tips

Cajun steak pasta is an easy and delicious dish that can be made in minutes. The cajun seasoning gives the steak and shrimp a wonderful spicy flavor that pairs perfectly with the pasta. This dish is perfect for a quick weeknight meal, or for a special occasion. Here are a few tips to help you make the perfect cajun steak pasta:

  1. Use high-quality ingredients. The better the ingredients, the better the final dish will be.
  2. Make sure to season the steak and shrimp well with cajun seasoning before cooking. This will add lots of flavor to the dish.
  3. Use a good quality pasta sauce. The sauce will add flavor and richness to the cajun steak pasta.
  4. Don’t overcook the steak and shrimp. They should be cooked until just done, so they remain juicy and tender.
  5. Serve with a sprinkling of fresh parsley or cilantro for extra flavor and color.

With these tips in mind, you can easily create a delicious cajun steak pasta that your family will love!

Variations

One popular dish that uses cajun seasoning is cajun shrimp and steak alfredo. This dish can be made with or without pasta, and the variations are endless. You can add in any vegetables you like, or change up the type of cheese you use. The cajun seasoning gives the dish a spicy flavor that is perfect for adults and kids alike. If you’re looking for a quick and easy meal that everyone will love, cajun shrimp and steak alfredo is the dish for you.

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Ingredients:

For the steak:

  • Steak
  • Olive oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Garlic powder
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Hot sauce
  • Brown sugar
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • Red pepper flakes to taste

For the shrimp:

  • Shrimp
  • Olive oil
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

For the pasta:

  • Penne pasta
  • Salt
  • Olive oil

For the sauce:

  • Butter
  • Softened cream cheese
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Parmesan cheese

How To Make Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo:

Step 1. In a Ziploc bag lace ½ cup of olive oil.

In a Ziploc bag lace ½ cup of olive oil.

Step 2. Then, add ¼ cup of soy sauce.

add ¼ cup of soy sauce.

Step 3. Then, add ¼ cup worcestershire sauce.

add ¼ cup worcestershire sauce.

Step 4. Then, add 1 tbsp of garlic powder.

add 1 tbsp of garlic powder.

Step 5. Then, add 1 tbsp of cajun seasoning.

add 1 tbsp of cajun seasoning.

Step 6. Then, add 1 tbsp of brown sugar.

add 1 tbsp of brown sugar.

Step 7. Then, add 1 tsp of pepper.

add 1 tsp of pepper.

Step 8. Finally 1 tbsp of hot sauce.

Step 9. Mix to combine.

Step 10. Add the steak to the bag and marinate the steak for at least 30 minutes.

Add the steak to the bag and marinate the steak for at least 30 minutes.

Step 11. Place 2 Tbsp butter in a skillet over medium-high heat and cook the steak until done to your liking. Set aside.

Place 2 Tbsp butter in a skillet over medium-high heat and cook the steak until done to your liking. Set aside.

Step 12. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil to the skillet and saute the shrimp with the cajun seasoning and salt and pepper to taste until cooked through. Remove and set aside.

Add 1 Tbsp olive oil to the skillet and saute the shrimp with the cajun seasoning and salt and pepper to taste until cooked through. Remove and set aside.

Step 13. Place the ½ cup butter and 4 oz cream cheese into the skillet.

Place the ½ cup butter and 4 oz cream cheese into the skillet.

Step 14. Stir until the cheese is melted and combined.

Stir until the cheese is melted and combined.

Step 15. Whisk in the heavy whipping cream, 1 tbsp cajun seasoning, ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper. Simmer until the sauce has thickened.

Whisk in the heavy whipping cream, 1 tbsp cajun seasoning, ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper. Simmer until the sauce has thickened.

Step 16. Stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted.

Stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted.

Step 16. Cook the pasta with salt and olive oil until done to your liking. Drain.

Step 18. Return the meat to the skillet with the sauce.

Step 19. Then add the noodles.

Step 20. Toss to coat well in the sauce and serve.

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How to store Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo

To store cajun shrimp and steak alfredo, you will need an airtight container. The cajun shrimp and steak alfredo can be stored in the fridge for up to three days.

Side dishes to serve with this Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo

Some good options include garlic bread, steamed broccoli, or a simple salad. If you want something a little heartier, try mashed potatoes or rice pilaf. Whatever side dishes you choose, be sure to make enough for everyone to have a hearty serving!

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Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6
There's something about a Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo recipe that just makes your taste buds come to life. The spicy and savory flavors combine in a way that is simply irresistible.
Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo
4.67 from 6 votes

Ingredients 

For the steak:

  • 1 lb. Steak cut unto bite sized pieces
  • ½ C. Olive oil
  • ¼ C. Soy sauce
  • ¼ C. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. Hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • Red pepper flakes to taste

For the shrimp:

  • 10 oz. Shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

For the pasta:

  • 1 lb. Penne pasta
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive oil

For the sauce:

  • ½ C. Butter
  • 4 oz. Softened cream cheese
  • 2 C. Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • ½ tsp. Pepper
  • 1 ½ C. Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Place ½ C. Olive oil, ¼ C. Soy sauce, ¼ C. Worcestershire sauce, 1 Tbsp. Garlic powder, 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning, 1 Tbsp. Hot sauce, 1 Tbsp. Brown sugar and 1 tsp. Pepper in a Ziploc bag and mix to combine.
  • Add the steak to the bag and marinate the steak for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place 2 Tbsp butter in a skillet over medium high heat and cook the steak until done to your liking. Set aside.
  • Add 1 Tbsp olive oil to the skillet and saute the shrimp with the cajun seasoning and salt and pepper to taste until cooked through. Remove and set aside.
  • Place the ½ cup butter and 4 oz cream cheese into the skillet and stir until the cheese is melted and combined.
  • Whisk in the heavy whipping cream, 1 tbsp cajun seasoning, ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper. Simmer until the sauce has thickened.
  • Stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted.
  • Cook the pasta with the salt and olive oil until done to your liking. Drain.
  • Return the meat to the skillet with the sauce as well as the noodles. Toss to coat well in the sauce and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 1221kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 99g | Saturated Fat: 47g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 44g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 352mg | Sodium: 3858mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g
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