Meal Kit

Spicy Cajun Shrimp and Cheddar Grits

with roasted peppers and mushrooms

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 3 days

Contains: Shellfish (Shrimp), Milk, Peanuts

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In this dish, we offer you a mélange of flavors that naturally work well together. From the shrimp coated in our special smoky Cajun seasoning and accented with a red pepper and mushroom sauce, to the cheesy grits and crunchy peanut topping, you'll lap up every bit of this dish. Ain’t no shame in that game, either.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 5½ fl. oz. Tomato Juice
  • 4 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
  • ½ cup Instant Grits
  • 2 oz. Roasted Red Peppers
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    2 oz. White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 1 Green Onion
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    ½ oz. Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • 2 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
Contains: Sulfites
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions. Quarter mushrooms. Cut roasted red pepper into 1/2” dice. Mince garlic. Coarsely chop peanuts. Rinse shrimp, pat dry, and season with 1/2 tsp. Cajun seasoning and a pinch of salt and pepper.

  2. 2

    Make the Grits

    Add grits and 3/4 tsp. salt to boiling water and stir. Reduce heat to low and cook, whisking constantly, until grits are smooth, 3-4 minutes. Stir in cheese, half the green onion, and half the butter. Season to taste with salt and pepper, cover, and set aside.

  3. 3

    Sear the Shrimp

    Warm a medium non-stick pan over high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and shrimp and cook until deeply caramelized and shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes on each side. Remove to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  4. 4

    Cook the Mushrooms

    Return pan used for shrimp to medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and mushrooms to same pan used for shrimp and cook until mushrooms are browned, 5-6 minutes.

  5. 5

    Finish the Sauce

    Add garlic to pan with mushrooms and cook 30 seconds. Add tomato juice and remaining Cajun seasoning (to taste) to pan and cook 2 minutes. Add roasted red peppers, remaining butter, and shrimp back to pan and swirl to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  6. 6

    Plate the Dish

    Pour grits into a shallow bowl and top with sauce, vegetables, and shrimp. Garnish with remaining green onions and chopped peanuts.

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