Easy Cajun Shrimp Pasta Recipe
Recipe type: Entree
  • 1 lb uncooked jumbo shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp ground mustard
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ a box of 1 lb. thick spaghetti pasta
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • 1 large bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 9 oz. bag of fresh spinach
  • salt to taste
  1. In a large bowl, season the shrimp using all the dry ingredients (smoked paprika, mustard, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, chopped thyme, dried oregano, and cayenne pepper), set aside
  2. Boil pasta al dente according to package direction
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over low-medium heat until hot.
  4. Add shrimp and saute on low heat for about 4-5 minutes turning frequently until they're cooked thoroughly.
  5. Remove shrimp and set aside
  6. Add the pepper and onions, stir until translucent, season with salt
  7. Add the chicken broth, pasta and spinach and let it simmer for about a minute
  8. Toss in the cajun shrimp, remove from heat and serve.
Recipe by Afropolitan Mom at https://www.theafropolitanmom.com/easy-cajun-shrimp-pasta-recipe/