HOW TO MAKE CAJUN SHRIMP AND STEAK ALFREDO PASTA

Cooking Time: For about 22 to 26 minutes.

Preparation Time: For about 25 minutes.

Total Time: For about 47 51 minutes.

Servings: 4.

Hello foodies!! Treat your senses to a delightful culinary fusion by savoring the Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo Pasta, where the rich flavors of Cajun cuisine meet the timeless essence of Italian classics!!
In this exquisite dish, tender cubes of perfectly marinated steak and plump, succulent shrimp come together in a symphony of taste, accompanied by a creamy, velvety Alfredo sauce that’s infused with a delightful Cajun kick. As you prepare this culinary delight, you’ll experience the tantalizing aroma of the steak marinade, a blend of soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and a dash of hot sauce, infusing the meat with layers of savory goodness. Meanwhile, the Cajun seasoning dances with the shrimp, transforming them into a burst of bold flavors with each juicy bite.
Once the pasta is perfectly cooked, it eagerly awaits its grand finale, when it’s tossed lovingly in the rich, indulgent Alfredo sauce. This creamy symphony is brought to life by the marriage of cream cheese, heavy cream, and freshly grated Parmesan, culminating in a sauce that’s the epitome of comfort and luxury.
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party to impress or seeking a decadent treat for a special occasion, Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo Pasta is the culinary masterpiece that promises to elevate your dining experience to new heights. Get ready to savor every delightful mouthful as you embark on a culinary journey that unites the best of two beloved cuisines into a single, unforgettable dish.

Ingredients:

For the steak

1 pound steak (Ribeye or Sirloin), diced into cubes.

1/2 cup, and one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, divided.

/4 cup of soy sauce.

1/four cup of Worcestershire sauce.

One tablespoon of garlic powder.

One tablespoon of Cajun seasoning.

One tablespoon of hot sauce.

One tbsp. of brown sugar.

One teaspoon of floor black pepper.

Two tbsps. of butter.

2 minced garlic gloves.

/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chili pepper flakes (optional).

For the pasta

One tablespoon of olive oil.

One pound of Penne pasta.

For the Shrimp

10 ounces of shrimp, peeled and deveined (if frozen, thawed).

One tablespoon of olive oil.

One tablespoon of Cajun seasoning.

Pinch of salt.

Pinch of freshly floor black pepper.

For Alfredo sauce

Half a cup of unsalted butter.

4 softened ounces of cream cheese (to room temperature).

Two cups (1 pint) of heavy cream.

One tbsp. of Cajun seasoning.

half of a teaspoon of salt (or to taste).

1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper (or to taste).

1 and 1/2 cups of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Directions:

irst, put the steak pieces into a Ziploc bag and set them aside.

Step 2

Then, in a small bowl, mix 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, soy sauce, Cajun seasoning, hot sauce, and ground black pepper.

Tips:

Marinate the steak for enhanced flavor and tenderness.

– Adjust Cajun seasoning and hot sauce for preferred spiciness.

– -Preheat the pan for a perfect sear on the steak and shrimp.

– Adjust Alfredo sauce consistency with milk or cream.

Variations:

– Create a vegetarian version with sautéed veggies.

– Try different proteins like chicken or scallops.

– Use gluten-free pasta for a gluten-free option.

– Garnish with fresh herbs for added freshness.

Add jalapeños or red pepper flakes for extra spice.

Enjoy!!

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