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Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.

Creamy Cajun Chicken And Shrimp Pasta

Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. Cajun spice along with cheese and cream make the most delicious combo that’s to die for. This recipe uses all the fresh ingredients and an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
Course Main Course
Cuisine italian american
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Author Jane Jojo

Ingredients

  • 10 ounce penne pasta
  • 1/2 pound boneless chicken breast
  • 1/2 pound shrimp
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 4 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • salt

Veggies

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 number onion
  • 1 number bell pepper
  • 10 number mushroom
  • 2 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 4 tablespoon sun-dried tomato
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning
  • salt

Sauce

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Garnish

  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • parsley

Instructions

  1. Clean and cut chicken into small 1 inch bite-size pieces or thin strips. Place chicken and 2 tsp Cajun seasoning in a bowl and toss to coat. Sometimes Cajun seasoning has salt in it. If not, add salt along with Cajun seasoning.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until it's lightly brown and tender, about 5 minutes. Once done, keep it aside.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  3. Meanwhile, Clean shrimp and marinate it with 2 tsp cajun seasoning in a bowl. If Cajun seasoning doesn't have salt in it, add salt.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp butter in the same pan. Add shrimp and saute it until done. Keep it aside.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  5. Thinly slice the onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Finely chop the garlic. Cut sun-dried tomatoes into bite sized pieces.
  6. Add remaining butter to the pan. Once it's heated, Add the onion, bell pepper, mushroom, sun-dried tomato and minced garlic. Make sure that pan is not overcrowded. Sprinkle Cajun seasoning and salt. Add extra butter if needed. Saute and stir for 4 to 5 minutes until lightly brown, over high heat.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  7. Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  8. Reduce heat to low. Add back cooked chicken and shrimp. Add the cream, milk, salt, black pepper powder and sprinkle cajun seasoning. Mix everything well. Heat through. Add 1/4 cup parmesan cheese. Let it get melted. Stir until the sauce has the desired consistency.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  9. Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  10. Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  11. Meanwhile cook pasta in another pan - Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until done. Drain pasta. I used penne pasta. You can use other ones too.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  12. Add the cooked pasta into the sauce. Mix everything well and heat through. Sprinkle with the rest of grated Parmesan cheese, parsley and serve.
    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.
  13. Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It's an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch.