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Cajun Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits
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Keto Cajun Shrimp with Cheesy Cauliflower Grits

Keto, Low Carb, Keto Cajun Shrimp with Cheesy Cauliflower Grits (Grain and Gluten Free)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Cauliflower Grits20 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Cajun
Keyword: cajun shrimp, keto bagels

Ingredients

  • 1/3 pound bacon
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon cajun spice I use Tony Chacheres
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  • 4 green onions
  • parsley, chopped for garnish

Cheesy Cauliflower Grits

  • 6 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth.

Instructions

Shrimp

  • Cut the bacon in lardons about 1/2 inch cross wise. Fry in heavy frying pan
  • Once crispy, drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle cajun seasonings over the shrimp.
  • Fry shrimp about 2 minutes in bacon grease. Remove to separate dish.
  • Saute chopped onion until softened. Add in chopped garlic.
  • Add in broth and white wine. Simmer for five minutes. Add heavy cream and hot sauce.
  • Add bacon and shrimp back in.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with parsley and sliced green onion.
  • Serve over cauliflower rice grits (see below) with sauce.

Cauliflower Grits

  • Place cauliflower rice into pot. Add cream cheese, white cheddar, salt, pepper, and broth as needed.
  • Stir well and cook on low heat.

Nutrition

Serving: 1of 4