Shrimp and Grits

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative to a southern classic.



  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled)
  • 3 tablespoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee


  • 12 oz frozen cauliflower
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 2 tablespoons parsley (chopped)


  1. Fill a pot with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Place the cauliflower and minced garlic into the pot. Cover and steam until tender.
  3. When tender, place the steamed cauliflower and garlic into a food processor. Add ghee.
  4. Mix until the desired texture. Add salt and some of the water, depending on preference.
  5. Place the shrimp in a wide bowl. Pour in the cajun seasoning.
  6. Mix until shrimp are entirely coated. Add salt according to preference.
  7. Heat the ghee in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  8. Add the shrimp and cook fully through on both sides.
  9. Meanwhile, divide the cauliflower “grits” into two even bowls.
  10. Once shrimp are cooked, place half on top of each serving of grits.
  11. Add some ghee to the pan and mix with the leftover seasoning to create a sauce.
  12. Pour the sauce over the dish. Garnish with parsley.
  13. Enjoy!


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