Crayfish or Shrimp Pasta

Crayfish or Shrimp Pasta


"This dish can be made with either crawfish or shrimp. It's a great crowd pleaser. Serve with a salad and crispy French bread."


45 m servings 666 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 666 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 63.1 g
  • 97%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 18.2 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 353 mg
  • 118%
  • Sodium:
  • 712 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook angel hair pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. In a large saute pan, heat butter over medium heat until melted. Stir in the Cajun seasoning and heavy cream. Cook until sauce is reduced by half.
  3. Stir in the green onions and crayfish or shrimp. Heat thoroughly. Serve over hot angel hair pasta.
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  1. 72 Ratings


This is very good dish, especially for such a simple recipe. I used half and half and wisked in 1 tablespoon flour for thickness. In the future, I may try adding some fresh garlic. Also, if your...

This recipe is great. You may want to use linguene instead of angel hair pasta. Also make sure you use a cooking pot when reducing the cream, it likes to boil over. If you dont have enough crawf...

Great recipe, although I would make two suggestions. 1) Use linguine instead of angel hair. 2) Most cajun seasonings are incredibly salty. Keep that in mind and half the amount of seasoning...

I halved the recipe and added sliced mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, crawfish and crab meat. I also followed the suggestions of other readers and added 1.5 cups cream and 1.5 cups half and half. ...

Used shrimp and added onion,red and yellow pepper strips,fresh mushrooms and alittle garlic.Served it with a tossed salad and fresh bread.Our dinner guests swore it came from a seafood restauran...

excellant! impressed the entire family and neighbors!!!

I made this for a potluck and it was well liked by all. I used penne instead of angel hair to make it easier to serve. I used shrimp and crab and used 3 cups cream, 3 cups half and half. It t...

Very rich if you use heavy whipping cream. I started using half anf half and it was just as good.

We actually really liked this recipe with one fault. It was so salty. Don't get me wrong I love salt hate sweets but this was way out of bounds. I didn't even use the amounts called for in th...