Treat Tuesday - CRISPY CAJUN SHRIMP FETTUCCINE
*One of my favorite meals is fettuccine.
*A second favorite of mine is any kind of shrimp.
*Put them together and you have a delicious meal.
*You can serve this for your family and/or guests at your table.
4 oz fettuccine
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
16 large shrimp
1 tbsp cajun spice (you can find recipe here)
2 tbsp flour
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
-Cook fettuccine according to package instructions.
-Clean the shrimp and season with 1 tbsp of cajun spice.
-Drizzle the flour over the shrimp and toss in a bowl to make sure each shrimp is covered in flour.
-In a deep skillet add butter and olive oil and heat over high heat.
-Add shrimp and cook on each side about 2 min until crisp.
-Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.
-In the same skillet add chicken broth and heavy cream.
-Season with additional cajun spice if preferred.
-Cook until sauce thickens a bit from the heavy cream, then add Parmesan cheese and whisk.
-Add fettuccine and shrimp to the sauce and toss.
2 1/2 tbsp salt
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp red chili powder
1 tbsp ground black pepper
*or you can use a cajun spice from store
Treat Tuesday: Middle-Grade Novel
I, Freddy by Dietolf Reiche
*I used this book years ago for my "Breakfast with Books" book club.
*It was a hit then and has continued to be a hit with my student readers.
Treat Tuesday: Adult Novel
Beach Music by Pat Conroy
*I read this novel many years ago, but remember it fondly.
*A beautiful story I know you will enjoy!