Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette

Cajun Shrimp Orecchiette Recipe


  • 2 cups uncooked orecchiette pasta
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 1/2 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


  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.

Prep Time:
15 Min
Cook Time:
20 Min
Ready In:
35 Min

Nutritional Information 

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 322 | Total Fat: 12.2g | Cholesterol: 143mg

Servings 6

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