Monday, March 16, 2009

Cajun Shrimp Alfredo

2 tblsp Olive oil, divided
2 tblsp of Cajun seasoning
½ lb Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
½ Onion, chopped
1 Garlic Clove, minced
½ small Red Bell Pepper, diced
8 oz Pasta
8oz Heavy Whipping Cream
5 Tblsp Butter, divided
¾ cup Parmesan Cheese

In a bowl lightly coat shrimp with 1 tblsp of oil then coat wth Cajun seasoning, let set in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
Cook Pasta according to package directions.
In skillet heat olive oil and 1 tblsp butter over med. High heat, add onion, garlic and pepper.
Sauté until onion has become translucent, add Shrimp and cook until color changes (pinkish)
In saucepan melt remaining butter over med heat and add cream, when mixture just starts coming to a boil add cheese a little at a time, stirring until incorporated.
Top pasta with cheese mixture, then with Shrimp.
Top with extra Parmesan cheese if desired.
Serves 2

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