Easy, elegant, spicy and only needs a salad to go with it. If needed, reduce Cajun spice to taste.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
- 2 cups milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute shrimp for 1 minute on each side. Stir in garlic, and cook for 1 minute. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon; set aside. Stir in flour and Cajun seasoning. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk, then cook until thickened. Remove from heat, and season with salt and lemon juice. Return shrimp to sauce, and spoon over cooked pasta.