If you love Southern cooking, then you’ll love this scrumptious copycat shrimp and grits recipe. It includes Cajun-flavored shrimp and chicken over creamy grits. What more do you need?

How To Make Copycat Ruby Tuesday's Shrimp and Grits

0 from 0 votes
5 mins
35 mins
40 mins


  • ½ cup raw shrimp shells on
  • ¼ cup ground chicken
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Cajun spice to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions for garnish
  • 2 cup cooking grits
  • 1 ¼ cup milk
  • butter to taste
  • 2 cups water for grits
  • Oil as needed


  • Season the chicken and shrimp with salt, pepper and cajun spice.
  • Heat some oil in a pan over medium heat and begin cooking the chicken pieces.
  • Once the pieces are beginning to turn brown, throw in the raw shrimp and cook together until both meats are cooked all the way through.
  • Meanwhile, place a pot with water and milk for grits over medium-high heat. Sprinkle some salt for flavor.
  • Bring contents to a boil and slowly stir grits in. Stir occasionally to reduce lumps from forming.
  • Reduce heat and cover, continuing to stir occasionally.
  • Let cook for about 30 minutes or until creamy and consistent throughout.
  • Season grits to taste.
  • Pour grits into a bowl and spoon chicken and shrimp mixture on top and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 841kcal | Carbohydrates: 166g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 5mg