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Creamy Shrimp and Grits—Lightened Up!

Creamy Shrimp and Grits—Lightened Up!

Shrimp and Grits recipe

Every time I travel to the South, it reminds me of just how delicious and comforting Southern food is. This Shrimp and Grits You can also find out more about the recipe by clicking here. No matter where you are, this is the best way to enjoy it. With boldly spiced shrimp, grits with a creamy cheese sauce are the perfect combination!

a bowl of the best shrimp and grits recipe

Why You’ll Love This Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe

  • Southern food is the best food. By admitting this, am I betraying the Midwestern roots that I hold dear? The abundance of high-quality fried chicken (try this Air Fryer Fried Chicken Breast for similar vibes), cheese straws, and Sweet Potato Pie make Southern cuisine inviting and delictable. This recipe for cajun shrimp with grits lightens up the classic Southern dish.
  • A Study in Contrasts. The delicious shrimp and creamy grits. The Cajun spiced shrimp adds a little extra flavor to the buttery, cheesy grits. Once you put it all together you get a perfectly balanced meal. It’s the same principle as this creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta.
  • Lightning Fast. Shrimp cooks fast, as we have seen with Garlic Butter Shrimp or Honey Walnut Shrimp. Grits are no exception. You’ll only need 5 minutes of prep time and 15 minutes of cooking and dinner is done.
  • Hello, Lean Protein! Shrimp is a fantastic—and…

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