Keto Shrimp and Grits
Keto shrimp and grits is the perfect creamy and cheesy breakfast with buttery, spicy shrimp on top. This recipe for keto grits is easy to make and a low-carb twist to a classic dish and it can be eaten for breakfast or as a side dish to a traditional Southern meal. Instead of using cornmeal, this recipe uses lupin meal, which has a very similar texture and flavor.
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Keto Grits Ingredients
Keto Shrimp Ingredients
Keto Shrimp and Grits Directions
Melt butter over medium heat. in a medium skillet. Add diced jalapeño and cook until softened.
Cook lupin meal
To the skillet, stir in lupin meal, water, heavy cream and salt. Bring keto grit mixture to a boil. Once boiling, continue cooking for an additional 5 minutes or until lupin grits have thickened and no longer liquid. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in cream cheese and cheese into the keto grits until smooth and creamy. Set aside and keep warm.
Prep the shrimp
In a bowl, toss the shrimp with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Set aside.
Add butter to a large clean skillet, melt over medium heat until melted. Add garlic and cook for one minute, or until fragrant.
Cook the shrimp
Add raw shrimp to the skillet and cook for two minutes then toss and cook for additional three minutes or until the shrimp is pink and cooked through. (120 internal temp). Remove from the heat and toss with parsley and cayenne pepper.
Serve a spoonful of keto grits and top with shrimp. Sprinkle additional parsley or red pepper flakes.