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Southern Shrimp & Grits

By January 8, 2021KETO

Welcome to Fit, Fyne & Fabulous; where we ennoble to end the trend of obesity in the African American community! Today’s recipe is a low carb, Keto twist on a Southern Fav, Shrimp & “Grits”.

This is one of the thousands of delicious recipes we have available to our Fit, Fyne & Fabulous divas via our VIP program. Learn more about it here fitfynefabulous.com/divahood

In the meantime, let’s get into these juicy shrimp shall we?

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5 from 1 vote

Southern Shrimp & Grits

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Shrimp
  • 2 tbsp Cajun Seasoning of choice (may use the homemade recipe in the VIP group as well)
  • 6 slices Nitrate Free Bacon
  • 2/3 lb hot chicken chorizo sausage pork works also - remove the casing
  • 1/2 Bell Pepper about 1 cup, chopped
  • 2 Shallots about 1 cup, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green Onion chopped
  • 6 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp Xanthan Gum or 2 tsp of tapioca starch, or 1 tbsp Unflavored Collagen Peptides
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth or seafood broth
  • Cheddar Cauliflower Grits
  • 16 oz Cauliflower Rice
  • 3/4 cup Organic Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 oz Cream Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Natural Ancient Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Dried Chives
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Sprinkle the shrimp with the cajun seasoning mixture and set aside
  • Heat 12-in skillet on medium heat
  • Cook bacon until crisp. Remove from pan, crumble, and set aside.
  • Cook the chorizo in bacon drippings. Remove from pan and set aside with the bacon
  • Saute vegetables (shallots, bell peppers, green onions, and garlic) in the bacon and chorizo fat until translucent.
  • Add the xanthan gum, lemon juice, and broth to the vegetables. Cook until a sauce begins to form (~5 minutes)
  • Add the chorizo, crumbled bacon and seasoned shrimp into the pan. Cook until the shrimp is pink.
  • Cauliflower Cheese Grits
  • Heat a skillet over medium-low heat
  • Add cream, broth, and cream cheese. Mix until the cream cheese is melted (~5 minutes)
  • Add cauliflower, butter salt, chives and pepper
  • Stir on medium-low until the cauliflower rice is tender (~5-10 minutes)
  • Add cheddar into the pan and allow it to melt
  • Finish The Dish
  • Add the cauliflower cheese grits to a bowl.
  • Top the keto grits with the southern shrimp and serve.

One Comment

  • Daniella says:

    5 stars
    This right here is a winner! I just finished making this meal and had to immediately jump on here to leave a review. When I tell you I kept ‘taste testing’ the entire time it’s the truth! Good ol’ southern spice and everything nice. The cheesy cauliflower rice instead of grits is perfection. This is definitely one of my FFF recipe favorites! Thank you!

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