Linguini With Cajun Garlic Shrimp and Oysters

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 32 mins

This linguini is topped with a combination of shrimp,oysters and sun-dried tomatoes in a spicy Cajun sauce. From a September 1986 issue of Bon Appetit in the R.S.V.P. section. The recipe was requested from Charley's Eating and Drinking Saloon in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine shrimp shells, water,vermouth,peppercorns and bay leaf in small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer until stock is reduced to 1/4 cup, about 30 minutes; strain shrimp stock.
  3. Melt 1/4 cup butter in medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add shrimp,green onions,garlic and seasoning mix and stir 1 minute.
  5. Add shrimp stock, remaining butter and oysters and swirl skillet until butter is incorporated.
  6. Add linguini and tomatoes and heat through; serve immediately.
  7. Cajun Seasoning Mix (makes about 1 tablespoon).
  8. Mix all ingredients. Store in jar.