Spicy Cajun Shrimp and White Cheddar Grits

with roasted peppers and mushrooms

$9.95 per serving

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.

  • Contains Eggs
  • Contains Fish
  • Contains Wheat
  • Contains Milk
  • Contains Soy
  • Contains Shellfish
  • Contains Peanuts
  • Contains Tree Nuts
A note about serious food allergies
  • Nutrition per serving

  • Calories
    622
  • Carbohydrates
    52g
  • Fat
    37g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Sodium
    1694mg
  • Prep & Cook Time
    25-35 min.
  • Cook Within
    3 days
  • Difficulty
    Easy
  • Spice Level
    Medium
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  • In The Box

  • 2 Green Onions
  • 6 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
  • 2 oz. Roasted Red Peppers
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 oz. Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • 8 oz. Shrimp
  • 2 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
  • ¾ cup Instant Grits
  • 2 oz. Shredded White Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 oz. Butter
  • 5½ fl. oz. Tomato Juice
Spicy Cajun Shrimp and White Cheddar Grits with roasted peppers and mushrooms
  • In Your Kitchen

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

Recipe shown serves 2

Recipe Instructions

    Before Cooking

    While Cooking

  • Spicy Cajun Shrimp and White Cheddar Grits with roasted peppers and mushrooms
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      Before Cooking

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions. Quarter mushrooms. Cut roasted red pepper into ½” dice. Mince garlic. Coarsely chop peanuts. Rinse shrimp, pat dry, and season with ½ tsp. Cajun seasoning (reserve remaining for sauce) and a pinch of salt and pepper.

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    Make the Grits

    Add grits and ¾ tsp. salt to boiling water and stir. Reduce heat to low and cook, whisking constantly, until grits are smooth, 3-4 minutes. Remove from burner and stir in cheese, half the green onions (reserve remaining for garnish), and half the butter (reserve remaining for sauce). Season to taste with salt and pepper, cover, and set aside.

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    Sear the Shrimp

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

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    Cook the Mushrooms

    Return pan used to cook shrimp to medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and mushrooms to hot pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are browned and have released their liquid, 5-6 minutes.

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    Finish the Sauce

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

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    Plate the Dish

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

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