If you are not southern, you probably won’t know you like grits until you try this recipe. This healthy shrimp n’ grits recipe is one that you can make on a weeknight in just a short time.
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For 5-6 servings:
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/4 cup almond flour or whole wheat flour
- 1 package (2 links) chicken sausage
- 1 lb peeled deveined shrimp
- 1 onion
- 1 green pepper
- 1 red bell pepper
- 4 cloves minced garlic
- 1 lemon
- 1/4 Tablespoon creole seasoning (plus more for taste)
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1 tbsp worcestershire
- 3 strips turkey bacon, crumbled
- 1/4 cup parsley, chopped for garnish
- 5-6 servings quick cooking grits
1 ) Cook grits according to package. Set aside
2 ) For your roux: In small saucepan stir butter with almond flour or whole wheat flour on low til golden brown. Set aside
3 ) In large saucepan brown chicken sausage. After that has browned, remove from pan then brown onion, green pepper, red bell pepper, 4 cloves minced garlic.
4 ) Coat shrimp In juice of one lemon and creole seasoning add to Pan, add worcestershire
5 ) Add roux to large pan. Add sausage and chicken broth, cover bring to boil then simmer on low 10 min
Depending on how thin or thick you like your sauce, you may want to add more chicken broth.
Serve over grits top with parsley and crumbled turkey bacon, some prefer extra hot sauce