This is a warm and comforting stick to your ribs kind of meal! Enjoy these creamy cheesy grits paired with Just Bare Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips tossed in a unique cajun honey butter glaze.


  1. Prepare the creamy grits by bringing the stock, milk and bay leaf to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. Slowly add stone ground grits and whisk vigorously to avoid lumps.
  3. Continue to cook grits over medium heat, stirring frequently until grits absorb all of the liquid and thicken, about 40-45 minutes.
  4. Remove grits from heat, season to taste with salt and pepper and add optional butter and/or cheese - Serve with cajun-style chicken.
  5. Preheat the air fryer to 350°F - place frozen chicken pieces in the basket in a single layer and cook for 8 minutes. Once done, dice strips into bite-sized pieces and reserve (chicken can also remain in whole strips if desired).
  6. While chicken is cooking, heat olive oil over medium heat in a saute pan.
  7. Add minced peppers and onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  8. Add garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  9. Add butter cubes, honey, cajun seasoning and Frank's Hot Sauce. Stir to combine and allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat, finish with parsley and lemon juice if desired - season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Add diced chicken bites into the cajun honey butter mixture and toss to combine.
  12. To serve, spoon chicken over grits and garnish with fresh parsley and green onion if desired - enjoy!