Steak in Creamy Cajun Shrimp Sauce

Savor the rich flavors of a perfectly seared steak topped with a luxurious and spicy Cajun shrimp sauce. This dish is a decadent combination of tender beef and succulent shrimp, enveloped in a creamy, zesty sauce that’s sure to impress.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ribeye steaks (or your preferred cut)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley (optional, for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Steaks:
    • Season both sides of the steaks with salt and black pepper.
    • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
    • Cook the steaks for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness. Remove from skillet and let rest.
  2. Cook the Shrimp:
    • In the same skillet, add another tablespoon of olive oil.
    • Toss the shrimp with 1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning.
    • Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are pink and opaque. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Make the Sauce:
    • In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
    • Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
    • Stir in the remaining tablespoon of Cajun seasoning.
    • Pour in the heavy cream and chicken broth, stirring to combine.
    • Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes until slightly thickened.
    • Stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted and smooth.
  4. Combine and Serve:
    • Return the shrimp to the skillet, stirring to coat them in the sauce.
    • Place the steaks on plates and generously spoon the creamy Cajun shrimp sauce over the top.
    • Garnish with chopped parsley if desired.
    • Serve immediately and enjoy!

This Steak in Creamy Cajun Shrimp Sauce is perfect for a special dinner or any time you want to indulge in something truly delicious.

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