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Keto Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Keto Shrimp and Cheesy Grits is the cheesy buttery flavor we love from the traditional southern shrimp and grits recipe without all the carbs! Now you can make this old classic right in your keto kitchen in just 30 minutes! With it's tender shrimp, cheesy cauliflower grits, and savory bacon...so much flavor packed into one bowl!
8 Net Carbs
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute meal, cauliflower recipe, gluten free, keto dinner recipe, recipe for keto shrimp and grits
Servings: 4
Calories: 390kcal


  • 2 12 ounce Bags frozen cauliflower, cooked according to package directions
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • ½ Cup Heavy cream
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 Slices bacon
  • 1 Pound Raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Chopped parsley
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste


  • Pulse the cooked cauliflower in a food processor until it resembles grits consistency.
  • Dump the cauliflower in a sauce pan and add in the butter, heavy cream and cheddar cheese.
  • Start to melt the cheddar cheese and butter.
  • The grits will be nice and creamy.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, cook the bacon until crisp.
  • Drain on papertowels and set aside to cool. Crumble when cooled and set aside.
  • In the same skillet used to cook the bacon, reduce the heat to medium and add in the shrimp and garlic.
  • Cook the shrimp on both sides until pink and opaque. Top with the chopped parsley.
  • To serve, spoon grits into bowls and top with the shrimp and bacon.



Serving: 4g | Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g