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Keto Shrimp and Grits

Ingredients

Shrimp:

  • 1 lb large raw shrimp
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning

Sauce:

  • 4 strips bacon diced
  • 1 TBS kerrygold butter
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 TBS lemon juice
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Cajun seasoning to taste

“Grits”:

  • 1-2 12 oz package(s) frozen mashed cauliflower
  • 1 TBS kerrygold butter
  • 1/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp Herbes de Provence seasoning
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnishing

Instructions

Shrimp:

  1. Season the shrimp and set aside
  2. Fry the bacon in a pan
  3. When the bacon is done, remove it from the pan leaving the drippings in the pan
  4. Add in the butter
  5. When the butter melts, sauté the garlic in it for 30 seconds
  6. Add the shrimp into the pan
  7. Cook for 2 mins per side or until the shrimp is done

Sauce:

  1. Deglaze the pan with the chicken stock
  2. Add in the lemon juice
  3. Pour in the heavy whipping cream
  4. Add the Parmesan, onion powder, and Cajun seasoning to taste
  5. Allow the sauce to simmer on low for 5 minutes
  6. Sprinkle fresh parsley in and stir

“Grits”:

  1. Cooked the mashed cauliflower in the microwave according to package instructions
  2. Pour it into a bowl and combine it with the butter, cheese, and Herbes de Provence.
  3. Taste and adjust salt as needed
  4. Enjoy