Crispy Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine

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Crispy Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine with an incredibly simple creamy sauce and crispy Cajun shrimp with a little hit of heat. This can all be on your dinner table in 20 minutes tops!

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

Cook fettuccine according to package instructions.
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.
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.
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.
Garnish with parsley and additional Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins

Servings: 4
Calories: 688 kcal