Jessie James Decker’s Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Yield: 5 servings
Calories: 560
Theme: Quick & Easy
shrimp scampi

Are you struggling to find the time to cook a well balanced and nutritious meal? Jessie James Decker's southern-inspired meal is not only delicious but also low in calories and fat. Whip up this spicy and flavorful dish for your family the next time you're craving a warm and satisfying bowl of pasta.


Recipe from Just Jessie: My Guide to Love, Life, Family, and Food by Jessie James Decker 



  • 1 lb pasta of choice
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, and cut on a diagnonal in inch-long pieces
  • 1 lb medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • cajun seasoning, to taste
  • 1 10 oz can of mild diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • Parmesan cheese, to serve
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion, diced


1. In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.


2. Add the onion and sauté for about 2 minutes. 


3. Add the asparagus and sauté for 3 minutes. 


4. Add the shrimp and cook for 4 minutes. 


5. Season with salt, pepper, and cajun seasoning. 


6. Pour in the diced tomatoes and half-and-half and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. 


7. Remove from the heat and pour over the pasta. Toss to coat the pasta thoroughly, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and serve immediately. 


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