Keto Cajun Shrimp & Grits

Keto Cajun Shrimp & GritsKeto Cajun Shrimp & GritsKeto Cajun Shrimp & Grits. This is such a fabulously easy recipe that it’s a shame you have to wait to go to New Orleans to get it. Well, you don’t and here’s a good recipe to start with. Keto Cajun shrimp & grits is spicy, piquant, and every bit as good as what you can get elsewhere and a bit of good news:  It is not nearly as expensive as eating it in a restaurant. Yes, the Grits are made with cauliflower but by the time you are finished with them you are not going to know. You can use any cheese of your choosing in the grits and I chose Mozzarella because It is what I happened to have on hand but cheddar, white cheddar, or any cheese of your choice works.

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Cajun Shrimp & Grits
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Head Cauliflower Grits (4-5 Servings) Or 4 Servings Mashed Cauliflower
  2. 1-1¼ Lbs. Shrimp
  3. Favorite Cajun Spice To Taste (Don't Be Shy) And I Have Used Cajun's Choice Forever
  4. 1⅓ C Heavy Cream
  5. 1 T Chicken Base***
  6. ½ t Thyme
  7. 1 C Shredded Cheese
  8. 4 T Butter
  9. ¼ C Green Onion Tops
Instructions
  1. Liberally sprinkle both sides shrimp with Cajun spices.
  2. Add heavy cream, chicken base, thyme, and additional ½ t thyme to medium sauce pan, bring to low and simmer until thickened. Add grits to heat-add cheese to melt and smear grits on bottom and sides of bowls.
  3. Heat 2 T butter to brown, add ½ shrimp and sear on both sides. Repeat. This will not take long.
  4. Place shrimp on grits, sprinkle with green onions and serve.
  5. 4 Servings
  6. 596 Calories, 27.5g Protein, 50.1g Fat, 5.8g Carbs, 1.9g Fiber, 3.9g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. For an absolute added taste treat add 2-3 T butter to hot pan after finished with shrimp and brown the in with the left-over pan spices, then drizzle it over the shrimp.
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