TGI Fridays Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Pasta – a tantalizingly spicy twist on an Italian classic

There’s something about Cajun cuisine that always gets the taste buds singing. A creole production of African, French, Native American and Spanish culinary influences, Cajun dishes tend to be packed with flavour and bursting with spices.

For a deliciously bold and flavourful take on Italian pasta, look no further than this mouth-watering TGI Fridays Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Pasta dish. Combining the rich, smoky notes of Cajun-style seasoning with the sweet succulence of juicy chicken, succulent jumbo shrimp and al dente spaghetti, this pasta dish is guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds.


– 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1 pound of chicken breast pieces, cut into cubes
– 1/2 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning
– 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper
– 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
– 1/2 cup of white wine
– 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
– 1/2 cup of heavy cream
– 12 ounces of cooked jumbo shrimp
– 1 pound cooked spaghetti


1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the garlic and chicken.
2. Sprinkle with the Cajun seasoning, pepper and salt, then sauté until the chicken is cooked through.
3. Add the white wine and let it reduce until it has almost completely evaporated.
4. Add the cherry tomatoes and heavy cream, and stir to combine.
5. Add the cooked jumbo shrimp and let everything simmer for about 2 minutes.
6. Transfer the chicken and shrimp mixture to a serving bowl and add the cooked spaghetti.
7. Mix everything together and enjoy!

Serving Tips

This TGI Fridays Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Pasta is best served hot, with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice over the top. To heighten the flavours even more, you could add a sprinkle of chopped parsley, freshly grated Parmesan cheese or even crumbled bacon!

The next time you’re in the mood for a spicy take on Italian pasta, give this TGI Fridays Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Pasta a try. The combination of smoky Cajun-style seasonings, succulent chicken, juicy jumbo shrimp and creamy, al dente spaghetti will tantalize your taste buds – and it promises to be an all out flavour explosion in every bite.