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Shrimp Pasta in Spicy New Orleans Tomato Cream Sauce

Shrimp Pasta in Spicy New Orleans Tomato Cream Sauce

Shrimp Pasta in Spicy New Orleans Tomato Cream Sauce is spiked with spices and seasonings that lend a complex note to the recipe. 
Course dinner
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword pasta, shrimp
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 689kcal
Author Paula owner of CallMePMc.com


  • pound shrimp  shelled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cajun/creole seasoning Tony Chacheres Seasoning 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoon  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 - 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 8- ounce  angel hair pasta
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped


  • Peel and devein shrimp. Pat shrimp dry with a paper towel.
  • Season shrimp on both sides with red pepper, paprika, and cajun seasoning.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet
  • Add onion and bell pepper. Saute 3 to 4 minutes or until soft.
  • Add shrimp and garlic and cook shrimp 2 minutes per side.
  • Remove shrimp from pan leaving the oil in the skillet.
  • To skillet add tomato sauce, water, chicken bouillon paste, chili sauce, and worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in heavy cream.
  • Season with more salt, pepper, and more cajun seasoning to taste.
  • Boil pasta and drain.
  • Add pasta and shrimp to sauce.
  • Squeeze lemon juice over pasta and stir well to combine.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.



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Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 1729mg | Potassium: 854mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2535IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 255mg | Iron: 5mg