It’s time to have something yummy, cheesy, creamy, and low-carb grits and shrimp in your brunch or dinner. This dish is the ultimate low-carb comfort food. Moreover, it incorporates bacon, which gives the dish a nice smoky undertone and there’s plenty of silky gravy for spooning over the grits. At under 5 net carbs per serving this will be a new favorite!

Shrimp-and-Grits

Garlic Butter Shrimp And Grits Recipe by Damn Delicious

Speedy comfort food at its best! Perfectly garlicky, buttery shrimp cooked so so quickly, served with the creamiest grits!

This is our new favorite speedy meal. And we know, it looks super fancy and super impressive and maybe even somewhat intimidating, but it’s legit the quickest weeknight meal you can whip up during those busy weeknights.

First, you’ll need some quick-cooking grits, except we’re going to doctor it up a bit using chicken stock and milk, adding a little more flavor and creaminess here.

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Then you’ll need some shrimp, a ton of butter, garlic, lemon, paprika, thyme, and some white wine (but you can substitute chicken stock if you need a non-alcoholic substitute). This cooks super fast so be sure to keep a close eye on it.

From there, you can top off your creamy grits with the most garlicky, buttery, lemony shrimp with all the saucy bits. So quick and so so good, letting those grits sop up all that leftover sauce!

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Shrimp-and-Grits

Grits and Shrimp Keto

This easy grits and shrimp recipe incorporates bacon, which gives the dish a nice smoky undertone and is served with cheese and cream.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 401 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup quick cooking grits
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves, divided
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Cook grits according to package instructions using chicken stock and milk in place of water; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in 1 tablespoon butter until melted, about 1 minute; set aside and keep warm.
  • Melt remaining 7 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallot, and cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, thyme and paprika until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in white wine and Worcestershire.
  • Add shrimp; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in 2 tablespoons parsley and lemon juice.
  • Serve immediately with grits, garnished with remaining 1 tablespoon parsley; if desired.

Notes

Nutrition Facts

CALORIES: 401 | TOTAL FAT: 28g | CARBOHYDRATES: 6g | FIBER: 1.6g | PROTEIN: 33g
Keyword breakfast, Easy dinner, Grits, shrimp, shrimp recipes

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