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Cajun Shrimp and Pasta


1 lb medium shrimp, deveined and tails removed

1 lb spaghetti or fettuccine noodles (more or less, depending on family size) cook to eldenta

6 -8 garlic cloves, according to personal taste, minced

1 med onion, diced

1/4 cup butter

olive oil (3 drizzles)

Italian seasoning

red pepper flakes

salt , pepper and herbs to taste


Saute onions in butter and olive oil

stir in garlic, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes

drain pasta stir into mixture

Add Shrimp, cook until shrimp is cooked through, shrimp will turn pink DO NOT OVER COOK


One Pan Shrimp Boil


1 lb small potatoes
3 ears corn, cut into 6 bite sized pieces
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 (12.8 oz) package smoked andouille sausage, thinly sliced
1 lemon, cut into wedges
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
Preheat oven to 400* Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until just tender 10-13 minutes
Stir in corn during the last 5 minutes of cooking time, drain well.
In a small bowl, combine butter, garlic and Old Bay Seasoning.
Place potatoes, corn, shrimp and sausage in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Stir in butter mixture and gently toss to combine.
Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque and corn is tender
Serve while hot with butter
Creole Kicking Shrimp with Red Potatoes
Place 1 tbs of butter in a skillet with 1/4 of a red and green bell pepper and 1 stalk of green onion chopped. Heat to medium heat and saute for 1 minute.
Layer slices of red potatoes on top of the sauted peppers and onions. Add a few peices of your green onion, red and green bell pepper on top. Sprinkle 1/2 tbs of “Creole Kick” and drizzles 1tbs of butter on top and cover with lid. Cook for 20 minutes at medium low and flip potatoes after the 1st 10 minutes.
While the potatoes are cooking season 10-12 shrimp with 1/2 tsp of “Soul On Everything” or “Creole Kick”, 1/2 tsp of parsley and 1/2 tsp of olive oil. (salt to your taste)
After the potatoes have cooked for 20 minutes add marinated shrimp and shredding spinach (optional). Cook for another 7-8 minutes.
*salt potatoes to your taste
Optional! If you are cooking in a cast iron skillet sprinkle some mozzarella on top and place in the oven for 5-8 minutes at 400 or until cheese is melted.