Cajun Alfredo sauce is a creamy Alfredo-like sauce that is simple and flavorful. This homemade alfredo sauce recipe can be added to almost any dish: pasta, chicken, pork, seafood, or sides. The possibilities are endless with this velvety sauce. Plus, this easy sauce only takes about 8 minutes!
What Is Cajun Alfredo Sauce?
It’s something like gravy, but it’s a sauce. You can use this recipe for pasta or even as a dip. This recipe is created with a few ingredients and can all be purchased from any local grocery store. No special ingredients!
Your Grocery Store List
- Heavy Cream will help thicken the Cajun Alfredo sauce and act as the base.
- Minced Garlic – Fresh garlic adds a ton of flavor and brings in that robust flavor.
- Parmesan Cheese- This, combined with mozzarella cheese, is a top secret for sure.
- Cajun Seasoning- This is the main ingredient to make the Cajun sauce. You can’t have the bold flavors without the Cajun, right?
- Butter- You can use salted or unsalted butter. It’s your personal preference and ultimately depends on the flavor combination you want.
- Cream Cheese- You will need to use softened cream cheese. This will help balance the pasta dish and give it much flavor.
All of these simple ingredients can be found at your local grocery store.
How To Make Cajun Sauce?
- The first thing you want to do is cook your pasta until al dente and sit to the side. That’s only if you plan on enjoying Cajun pasta.
- Next, to a medium-high heat skillet add in your tablespoons of butter. Once melted, add your chopped garlic and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until caramelized.
- Next, in a large skillet, add in your heavy whipping cream and stir.
- Add your mozzarella cheese, softened cream cheese, and Parmesan cheese and stir until dissolved.
- Season with Cajun seasoning, sprinkle some pieces of fresh parsley to your liking, and enjoy.
You can store this Cajun Alfredo sauce in a mason jar or an airtight container to enjoy later alongside some Cajun chicken penne. This sauce lasts 3 to 4 days or 3 to 4 months. It all depends on whether classic Alfredo sauce is stored at room temperature or frozen.
Variations and ideas
- This Cajun Alfredo sauce makes the perfect sauce for Cajun chicken wings, smoked sausage, chicken thighs, or seafood for all of my seafood lovers. I want to mention that I tried this creamy Cajun sauce recipe on my snow crab legs, and boy, it was good.
- If you don’t have Cajun seasoning, use Slap ya Mama seasoning and other seasonings such as creole seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. This will enhance this spicy sauce even more.
- If you want to add even more spice to this flavorful sauce, add in some old bay seasoning and red pepper flakes. This will give this simple sauce an even more spicy blend.
- If you want to jazz things up, add a white wine or chicken broth splash.
How do I cut the spice level?
The spicy flavors can be somewhat tamed with some lemon juice added.
What can I pair with Cajun sauce?
Cajun shrimp, crab cakes, French fries, skinless chicken breasts, garlic bread, andouille sausage, favorite pasta, lobster tails, Cajun chicken pasta, and even green beans.
This easy Cajun Alfredo sauce recipe is a great recipe and is the perfect addition to add to your zucchini noodles or Cajun pasta. The whole family will love this spicy Alfredo sauce.
Cajun Alfredo Sauce
- 2 Tablespoons Butter
- 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
- 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
- 1 Teaspoon Cajun Seasoning To Taste
- 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese
- 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
- 1 Tablespoons Cream Cheese Softend
- To a medium-low skillet, add in butter. Once melted, add your minced garlic and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until caramelized.2 Tablespoons Butter, 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
- Next, add in your heavy whipping cream and stir.2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
- Now, add your cheeses and stir until dissolved.1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese, 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese, 1 Tablespoons Cream Cheese
- Season with Cajun seasoning to your liking and enjoy.1 Teaspoon Cajun Seasoning