Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo Pasta: A Flavorful Fusion Feast

Indulge your taste buds in a symphony of flavors with this Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo Pasta. A fusion of succulent steak, spicy Cajun shrimp, and creamy Alfredo sauce, this dish is a celebration of bold tastes and hearty textures. Follow the steps below to create a culinary masterpiece that will elevate your dining experience.


For the Steak Marinade:

  • 1 lb. steak, cut into cubes (Ribeye or Sirloin recommended)
  • 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 – 1/4 tsp crushed red chili pepper flakes (optional)

For the Pasta:

  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb. Penne Pasta

For the Shrimp:

  • 10 oz shrimp, peeled and deveined (if frozen, thawed)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper

For the Alfredo Sauce:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 2 cups (1 pint) heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 and ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan


For the Steak Marinade:

  1. Place the steak pieces in a ziplock bag.
  2. In a bowl, combine 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, Cajun seasoning, hot sauce, brown sugar, and black pepper.
  3. Pour the marinade into the ziplock bag, seal tightly, and refrigerate for 6-8 hours or overnight.

For the Pasta:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, adding salt and olive oil.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

For the Shrimp:

  1. In a bowl, toss shrimp with olive oil, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cook the shrimp in a hot skillet until pink. Set aside.

For the Steak:

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in the skillet.
  2. Cook the marinated steak for 2-4 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Add butter, minced garlic, and crushed red pepper flakes, cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes. Set aside.

For the Alfredo Sauce:

  1. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat.
  2. Add cream cheese and heat until softened.
  3. Pour in heavy cream, season with Cajun spice, salt, and pepper. Whisk to combine.
  4. Bring to a low boil, then simmer for 8-10 minutes until thickened.
  5. Turn off the heat and add Parmesan, stirring until melted.


  1. Add pasta to the Alfredo sauce, tossing to coat.
  2. Stir in the cooked steak and shrimp.
  3. Serve and savor the Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo Pasta!


In conclusion, this recipe is a gastronomic journey, blending Cajun spices, succulent steak, and plump shrimp in a creamy Alfredo sauce. Each bite is a burst of flavors that will leave your taste buds dancing. Treat yourself to this fusion feast, a delightful dish that perfectly balances heat, creaminess, and savory goodness. Elevate your culinary skills and enjoy the best of both worlds with Cajun Shrimp and Steak Alfredo Pasta!

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