Cajun Pasta Recipe may be one of the best Cajun Pasta recipes you will find. What makes this Louisiana Pasta dish such a hit is that it is based on a browned Roux instead of cream. The Bald Chef will show you how to make real Cajun Pasta recipe. This recipe straight out of New Orleans down in The French Quarters. Mix in Shrimp, Chicken, and Andouille Sausage and you have an outstanding base. Many Cajun Pasta recipes are just creamy versions of Italian recipes with a tease of Cajun spice. But this Cajun Pasta recipe is true Southern New Orleans cooking that is served on some Penne Pasta. To make the Sauce you will need the holy trinity of Cajun cooking green pepper, onion, and celery. The base is not a cream sauce but a tomato Cajun roux that has a slight kick to it. If you are looking to cook a great Cajun Pasta dish this is a winner.

Ingredients For Cajun Pasta

These are the ingredients you will need to make this Cajun Pasta recipe:



Cooking Instructions For Cajun Pasta

This is The Bald Chef’s recipe Cajun Pasta. Start ou making a good Roux with 1/4 Cup Cooking Oil, and 1/2 Cup Of Flour. This This Roux must be slow cooked to become a Chocolate Brown, and you know this will take time and practice. When your Cajun Roux is ready mix in the chopped 4 Deboned Chicken Thighs. Stir the Chicken in to the Roux. Quickly add the Holy Trinity of Cajun cooking Green Pepper, Onion, and Celery to the Roux mix. Temper the Roux with 1 can Petite Diced Tomatoes 15.25 oz and 1 cup of Water. Add 16 oz Fresh Mushrooms. To flavor the Cajun Sauce add the cut Cajun Andouille Sausages. Flavor the sauce with 1 Tablespoon Cayenne Pepper, 1 Tablespoon Cajun File Powder, and 1 Tablespoon Cajun Slap Your Mama Seasoning. Start Cooking the Penne Pasta per the instructions on the box or for an extra touch add fresh Pasta. As the Cajun Pasta sauce has cooked for about 30 minutes add your 1 Pound 16 count Gulf Shrimp. Don’t overcook the Shrimp but at the last minute add in the 2 Green Onions cut very thin. Plate the Penne Pasta and add the Cajun Pasta Sauce. This is a great recipe now matter how you want to cut it.

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