Cajun Alfredo sauce is a creamy Alfredo-like sauce that is simple and flavorful. This home cook 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 spicy alfredo pasta only takes about 8 minutes to create!

Cajun Alfredo Sauce
Cajun Alfredo Sauce

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 are needed for this easy dinner sauce to go over your cajun chicken alfredo recipe.

Your Grocery Store List

Cajun Sauce Recipe
  • 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 the best results.
  • 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 preference and ultimately depends on your desired flavor.
  • 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 for your spicy alfredo pasta can be found at your local grocery store.

How To Make Cajun Sauce Recipe?

  • The first thing you want to do is cook your fettuccine alfredo until al dente, drain your pasta water, 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.

  • Finish sauce by adding your mozzarella, softened cream, and Parmesan cheese and stir until dissolved.

  • Season with Cajun seasoning, sprinkle some pieces of fresh parsley to your liking and enjoy your homemade alfredo sauce.

Storage

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 your whole family. Try with 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 your favorite 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.

Questions

How do I cut the spice level?

The spicy flavors can be somewhat tamed with lemon juice added.

What can I pair with Cajun sauce?

To take this easy pasta recipe to the next level, try pairing it with Cajun shrimp, crab cakes, French fries, skinless chicken breasts,  garlic bread, andouille sausage, favorite pasta, lobster tails, Cajun chicken pasta, and even green beans will make this a delicious meal.

full list of ingredients in the printable recipe card

Cajun Alfredo Sauce Recipe
Cajun Alfredo Sauce Recipe
Cajun Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Cajun Alfredo Sauce

Cajun sauce is a creamy Alfredo-like sauce that is simple and flavorful. This recipe can be added to just about any dish you can imagine pasta, chicken, pork, seafood, or sides. The possibilities are endless.
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Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cajun alfredo sauce, cajun sauce
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Calories: 2126kcal
Author: Ronalyn

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Cajun Seasoning To Taste
  • 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Oz Cream Cheese Softened

Instructions

  • 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 Oz Cream Cheese
  • Season with Cajun seasoning to your liking and enjoy.
    1 Teaspoon Cajun Seasoning

Nutrition

Calories: 2126kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 211g | Saturated Fat: 126g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 50g | Cholesterol: 614mg | Sodium: 928mg | Potassium: 606mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 8767IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 951mg | Iron: 3mg

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