Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta


  • 1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 4 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute shrimp for 1 minute on each side. Stir in garlic, and cook for 1 minute. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon; set aside. Stir in flour and Cajun seasoning. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk, then cook until thickened. Remove from heat, and season with salt and lemon juice. Return shrimp to sauce, and spoon over cooked pasta.

Nutritional Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 483

  • Total Fat: 17.6g
  • Cholesterol: 213mg
  • Sodium: 1271mg
  • Total Carbs: 46g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6g
  • Protein: 34.4g

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2 Responses to Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

  1. Ellen says:

    This is delicious! Will make this for sure. My men will love it!

  2. Joy says:

    This sounds super good to me too. As long as it’s not too hot. I love angel hair pasta so much. And shrimp, I’ll be in heaven. I’m printing this one out too for the two week break between challenges.

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