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Shrimp and Grits



This delectable Shrimp and Grits recipe will leave you licking your plate and longing for more. The shrimp are cooked with bacon, onions, garlic, and peppers in a deliciously flavorful sauce and spooned over a bed of creamy cheesy grits. This dish comes together quite quickly and will become a favorite meal for you family and friends.


Shrimp and Grits


Ingredients


For the cheesy grits

1 cup quick cooking grits

3 cups chicken broth

1 cup half and half

2 tbsp butter

1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1/2 cup shredded pepperjack cheese salt and pepper to taste


For the shrimp

12 oz. or

1 pound of raw shrimp (frozen or fresh and peeled and deveined)

3 slices of bacon crumbled

1/4 cup chopped bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped red onion

1/4 cup chopped green onion

2 garlic cloves minced

half of lemon juiced

1/2 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup white wine (optional)!

1 tsp cajun seasoning


Instructions For cheesy grits In a medium size sauce pot bring broth and half & half to a simmer and then add the grits. Once they begin to thicken slowly add the cheeses, butter, salt and pepper to taste. For the shrimp Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon and add onions, peppers, and garlic and cook until tender. Add broth, white wine, lemon juice, and seasoning and cook for a couple of minutes before adding the shrimp. The shrimp will turn pick when cooked through. Serve the shrimp over the grits and enjoy!



For a video tutorial visit my YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYRLEFSevHA

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