Best Cajun Shrimp and Grits Recipe

The Best Cajun Shrimp and Grits is a classic Southern recipe featuring creamy parmesan cheese grits, sautéed Cajun shrimp, and a rich butter, garlic, and lemon sauce. Ready in 20 minutes!


How to Make the Best Southern Shrimp and Grits

Whisk and simmer grits in a small saucepan for 7-10 minutes, until thick.

Turn off the stove and stir in parmesan cheese. Cover and set aside.

Season peeled and deveined shrimp in a medium bowl.

Sauté them with minced garlic. Cook shrimp just until pink and opaque.

Remove skillet from the heat and stir in water, lemon juice, and parsley.

Divide grits in bowls. Top with Cajun shrimp and the garlic lemon sauce.