Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

by Mélina Nguyen 1 year ago
4.5 (10)
20 minutes
326.8 kcal
27.1 g carbs
Description

This wonderful spicy shrimp and pasta dish is delicious, easy and elegant. Very spicy - add Cajun seasoning to suit your tastes.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups uncooked orecchiette pasta
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ cup chopped shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Cajun seasoning, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 cup diced plum tomatoes
  • 1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup baby spinach
Directions
  1. 1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orecchiette pasta, and cook for 9 to 11 minutes, until almost al dente; drain.
  2. 2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Stir in shallots, garlic, and green onion. Season with Cajun seasoning and pepper, and cook about 2 minutes. Mix in wine, tomatoes, and shrimp. Continue to cook and stir until shrimp are opaque. Mix in the pasta and spinach, cover, and simmer 3 to 5 minutes, until pasta is al dente and spinach has wilted.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 6 servings
calories: 326.8 kcal
carbohydrates: 27.1 g
protein: 20 g
saturated fat: 6.7 g
cholesterol: 142.1 mg
sodium: 313.4 mg
fiber: 1.9 g
sugar: 2.3 g
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