Cajun Shrimp & Cauliflower Grits is a dish that packs a punch! Tender shrimp are seared with homemade Cajun seasoning and then simmered with light beer and butter to deglaze the pan. Steamed cauliflower is whipped into a fluffy cloud and is the perfect, creamy companion to go with the bold, Cajun shrimp.
I originally posted this recipe a few years back, but since then there have been some improvements! One of them being, making your own Cajun seasoning blend to coat the shrimp with. If you are in a time crunch or don’t have all the ingredients on hand to make your own, you can certainly still use pre-made Cajun seasoning! I just love how when I create my own, I am controlling everything that goes in it and can choose on how spicy I would like it to be. The Cajun seasoning mix I have outlined below has just the right amount of kick to it to not make it overwhelming. Perfect for my tastebuds!
Now, let’s take a second to talk about the cauliflower “grits.” I know there are die-hard grits fanatics out there who will tell me until the sun sets that these are not true grits. I know, I know. We all love our original grits, but these cauliflower “grits” sure do make a delicious, healthy alternative! I honestly don’t even miss the starchiness of the grits because the cauliflower holds up so well. Don’t knock it till you’ve tried it.
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