Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Servings :

Total Time:

4 people

30 minutes


Chorizo Onion, mushrooms, peppers and minced garlic Cajun seasoning Orzo Chicken broth or stock made using bouillon powder or a stock cube. Raw shrimp Heavy cream Parmesan Flat leaf parsley and chilli flakes, to garnish

Step 1

Cook the chorizo in a little olive oil until the edges start getting crispy and the sausage releases some of its spicy oil.

Step 2

Add the diced onion and mushrooms and pan fry over low heat, stirring, for about five minutes.

Step 3

Add the sliced pepper, minced garlic, Cajun seasoning and salt. Cook, stirring, for a couple of minutes. Stir in the orzo then add the chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, until the pasta is al dente. Add a splash of water if the pan is dry/

Step 4

Add the raw shrimp and stir to combine. Cover the pan and cook over low heat until the shrimp turn pink – about 4 minutes.

Step 5

Turn the heat off. Stir in the cream and grated Parmesan. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.  Garnish with the parsley and chilli flakes and serve with a sprinkling of Parmesan.

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