Cajun Shrimp Pasta with Browned Butter and Bay- crab cake topped

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 361.9
  • Total Fat: 21.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.3 mg
  • Sodium: 756.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 18.1 g

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Optional to top with a crab cake Optional to top with a crab cake
Number of Servings: 4


    Dreamfields Angel Hair Pasta, 4 oz (remove)
    Shrimp, raw, 10 medium (remove)
    Butter, salted, 2 tbsp (remove)
    *Condiment - Old Bay reduced na, 5 tsp (remove)
    *Cheese Parmasean 2 tbsp, 4 serving (remove)
    1 lemon


If a crab cake is desired, I used Dockside classics crab cakes which I cooked in the toaster oven while I was preparing the meal. I topped each serving with one cake and a dollop of cocktail sauce. Serve green beans and salad on the side.


boil shrimp in 3 tsp old bay and 2 bay leaves for 2.5 minutes and remove from water. Add pasta and cook as directed. While pasta is cooking remove shells from shrimp if needed and set aside. Remove pasta from water reserving 1/4 cup of pasta liquid. While pan is still hot add 2 tbs butter with two bay leaves and brown butter. Add back drained pasta and Parmesan and 2 tsp more old bay and toss over low heat adding more pasta water as needed for whatever consistency desired. Cream can also be added here instead of water. Squeeze juice of one lemon into mixture. Add garlic powder, salt, pepper, cayenne to taste. Remove bay leaves and serve with more parm.

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HTHRLYNN75.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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