Cauliflower Grits and Shrimp Recipe
Cauliflower Grits and Shrimp are easy enough for a busy weeknight, tasty enough for company and the perfect recipe for a low-carb, gluten-free diet!
Servings 4 servings
- 4 cups cauliflower rice about 1 head of cauliflower
- 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
- 2 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 1 Tablespoon Cajun spice
- ½ cup diced onion
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- 4 slices cooked and crumbled bacon or turkey bacon
- ¼ cup green onion chopped
Cut cauliflower florets from center stalk. Process florets in a food processor until they resemble "rice." Set aside.
Add shrimp, 2 Tablespoons of olive oil and Cajun spice to a bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.
Heat remaining oil in a frying pan over medium high heat.
Add onions and garlic and saute for about 3 minutes or until onions are soft.
Add cauliflower rice to pan and stir to combine.
Cover and cook for about 5 minutes.
Stir cheese into cauliflower rice.
Move rice to serving dish.
Add shrimp to skillet and cook over medium-high heat in a single layer for 3 minutes.
Stir and cook for about 3-4 minutes more or until shrimp is pink and cooked through.
Spoon shrimp over cauliflower rice and top with bacon and green onion.
Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 329mg | Sodium: 1253mg | Potassium: 726mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1205IU | Vitamin C: 84.9mg | Calcium: 419mg | Iron: 3.9mg