Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

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

35 m servings 327 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 327 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 142 mg
  • 47%
  • Sodium:
  • 313 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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. 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.

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We loved this dish! I tweeked the preparation a bit, starting with only two tablespoons of butter, and added about one tablespoon of olive oil to the pan. I then added my cajun spice seasoned ...

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The only changes I made was 1 tbs butter, 1 tbs olive oil and defrosted chopped spinach. Both my DH and I thought this dish was "meh." Not bad, but not to be put on the list to make again. I fee...

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We loved this dish! I tweeked the preparation a bit, starting with only two tablespoons of butter, and added about one tablespoon of olive oil to the pan. I then added my cajun spice seasoned ...

We loved this dish. The seasonings, 1-1/2 tsp. Louisiana Cajun seasoning and 1 tsp. black pepper were perfect. I did, however, make a few simple changes to suit our diet and my ease of prepara...

While I thought this was tasty enough, Hubs enjoyed this a lot more than I did. For me, I would have liked this much better leaving out the Cajun seasoning altogether! I did prepare this a lit...

Loved this! I only used 2t cajun spice and 1t pepper, and our lips are still burning. Soooo good. I added 1c of fresh sliced mushrooms with the shallot/onions/garlic. And I used defrosted co...

I keep trying shrimp pasta recipes and finally THIS one turned out! I used canned tomatoes cuz that's all I had and added a couple spoons of tomato paste to thicken it up. I used frozed cooked s...

This dish was outstanding! I modified it just a bit by doing what the last reviewer mentioned: I cooked the pasta (used a different pasta as I couldn't find Orecchiette in the store), then set...

My family really liked this recipe. I could not find the pasta listed in the recipe so I subbed with tri-color fiori. I added a splash of EVOO, minced vidalia in place of shallots, and added a...

Orecchiette are a distinctive Puglian type of pasta shaped roughly like small ears, hence the name (orecchio, ear, orecchiette, little ears). They're about 3/4 of an inch across, slightly domed,...

I used 1 1/2 TEASPOONS Cajun spice and 1 teaspoon of black pepper, allowed the sauce to reduce, and served over rice. I felt like a superstar chef. My husband, who is a professional chef, loved ...

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