Blackened Steak and Shrimp Alfredo


1 pound large shrimp, raw, deveined, tail removed

1 pound top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes

8 ounces penne pasta

1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon blackened seasoning (divided for shrimp and steak)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

¼ cup (½ stick / 57 g) unsalted butter

1 small yellow onion, diced (about ½ cup)

2 teaspoons garlic, minced

2 cups (476 g) heavy whipping cream

2 cups (200 g) parmesan cheese, freshly grated

½ teaspoon kosher salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

Parsley, chopped for garnish


Pasta: Boil penne until al dente. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water; drain the rest.

Shrimp: Season with blackened seasoning. Sauté in oil until opaque. Set aside.

Steak: Season and sear in butter until browned. Set aside with shrimp.

Sauce: Sauté onions and garlic. Add cream, pasta water, cheese, seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir until thickened.

Combine pasta with sauce, top with shrimp and steak. Garnish with parsley.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4 | Kcal: 1100

Note About The Recipe:

This dish is a delightful fusion of surf and turf, marrying the bold flavors of blackened seasoning with the creamy richness of Alfredo sauce. It’s a versatile recipe that allows for substitutions based on preference or availability, ensuring a gourmet dining experience at home.


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