Linguine with Cajun-Spiced Shrimp and Corn Recipe

Linguine with Cajun-Spiced Shrimp and Corn Recipe

How To Make Linguine with Cajun-Spiced Shrimp and Corn

Cajun-spiced flavored blend well in this delicious pasta dish. We used linguine to capture that saucy yet spiced flavor with the shrimp and corn.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 16ozlinguine pasta
  • 1lbmedium shrimppeeled and deveined
  • 1tbspliquid shrimp and crab boil seasoning
  • ½cupbutter
  • 1tspminced garlic
  • cupdiced red onion
  • cupdiced sweet red bell pepper
  • ½cupcanned whole kernel corndrained
  • 1 ½tbspfresh lime juice
  • 2tbspchopped fresh cilantro
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 1tspcanned chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce,finely chopped
  • 1tspsea salt
  • ½cuphalf-and-half


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes; drain.

  2. Place shrimp and crab boil into a large saucepan. Fill with water to 1 inch above the shrimp, and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 3 minutes until shrimp turn pink, then drain.

  3. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Stir in garlic, and red onion, cook until the onion softens and turns translucent, about 4 minutes.

  5. Stir in bell pepper, corn, lime juice, cilantro, oregano, chipotle pepper, and salt.

  6. Stir in the half-and-half, and bring to a simmer. Once the mixture is simmering, stir in shrimp, and toss with the drained pasta.


  • Calories: 519.92kcal
  • Fat: 19.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.63g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 63.69g
  • Fiber: 3.23g
  • Sugar: 4.68g
  • Protein: 21.67g
  • Cholesterol: 143.39mg
  • Sodium: 551.38mg
  • Calcium: 98.56mg
  • Potassium: 377.48mg
  • Iron: 1.63mg
  • Vitamin A: 209.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.50mg
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