Spicy and creamy Cajun crawfish pasta recipe

5 stars
4.85 (10)
Spicy and creamy Cajun crawfish pasta recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 23, 2024

This Cajun crawfish pasta recipe combines the flavors of spicy Cajun seasoning with creamy sauce and tender crawfish tails, creating a mouthwatering dish that is perfect for any occasion. It's a delightful mix of flavors and textures that will surely impress your family and friends.


  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 1 pound cooked crawfish tails
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper, and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  4. Stir in the cooked crawfish tails and Cajun seasoning, cooking for 2-3 minutes to heat through.
  5. Pour in the heavy cream and chicken broth, stirring to combine. Simmer for 5-7 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Add the cooked fettuccine pasta to the skillet, tossing to coat the pasta in the sauce.
  8. Serve the Cajun crawfish pasta hot, garnished with chopped parsley.
  9. Enjoy your spicy and creamy Cajun crawfish pasta!

Interesting Facts

  • Crawfish are freshwater crustaceans that are similar to small lobsters.
  • Cajun cuisine is known for its bold flavors and use of spices like Cajun seasoning.
  • Crawfish pasta is a popular dish in Louisiana and other southern states.
  • This dish can be easily customized with additional vegetables or proteins.