Blackened Shrimp And Pasta

Blackened Shrimp And Pasta



Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Total time 30 mins
Author: Imma
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3-4

Ingredients

  • Blackened Shrimp
  • 1½ tablespoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1-teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ -1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Pasta and Sauce

  • 8 ounce spaghetti
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil or canola oil
  • ½ medium onion sliced
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2-3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1-teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1-tablespoon creole spice or blackened spice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 cup or more chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley


Instructions

  1. Start by boiling pasta in a large pot, according to box instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Generously season the shrimp with blackened spices. Heat oil/butter over medium heat in a heavy bottomed Dutch.
  3. Sauté for about 3 -5 minutes shrimp set aside.
  4. Add onions, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir for about a minute. Then add thyme, paprika, blackened spice, followed by bell peppers, chicken broth and Worcestershire sauce
  5. Bring it to a boil then simmer for about 7-10 minutes.
  6. Mixed pasta or fettuccine . And toss with shrimp or serve blackened shrimp on top


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