Delicious skinny cajun shrimp alfredo

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How to make a healthy Alfredo pasta just got delicious with this incredible skinny cajun shrimp. This healthy pasta recipe is packed with all the right flavors and can be on the table in 20 minutes...

Ingredients

  • 225g pasta (linguine or fettuccine works well)
  • 500g shrimps (shelled)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions in a large pot of boiling water. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Toss the shrimps with the olive oil and the Cajun seasoning. Add the shrimps to the skillet and cook for about 4 minutes, flipping once, until they are completely pink. Set aside and keep warm.

  3. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic and cook, stirring for about 30 seconds, until fragrant. Whisk in the flour, and cook, whisking constantly, until it is lightly browned, about 1 minute. Slowly whisk in the milk, stirring until it is incorporated and smooth. Add the thyme, oregano, salt, pepper and Parmesan and whisk continuously for 3-4 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly. Reduce the heat to a low simmer until the pasta is ready.

  4. Toss together the pasta and Alfredo sauce and serve with the Cajun shrimps on top. Garnish with parsley and additional Parmesan, if desired.

Source: bakeeatrepeat.ca

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