LOW COUNTRY GRITS AND SHRIMP

KAREN ROBERTS

By
@COUNTRYGIRLINTHEKITCHEN

this is a great recipe when you have a lot of people over. 1 pot... that's all and make clean up fast so you have more time to have fun.
it can be made early and put to the side on low until you are ready to serve.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
I'm a proud member of G.R.I.T.S (Girls Raised In The South) and this recipe really hits home! Mmmmmm.... so creamy and good.

Ingredients

1 lb
medium shrimp, peeled and deveined thawed if frozen
1 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
1 medium
rell bell pepper
1 medium
green bell peppers
2 large
green onions chopped
1 c
uncook quick-cooking grits
3 c
water
1 c
sharp chedder cheese
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
1 clove
garlic chopped
1/4 c
milk
1 medium
sweet onion
1/2 stick
butter
1 1/2 tsp
salt and pepper or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a large dutch oven add butter add peppers, onions, garlic cook for 5 min on high, add water bring to boil add grits stirring constantly bring to boil for 5 min, add slat and pepper and old bay stirring constantly, reduce to simmer covered and
cook on simmer until grits are soft about 15 min make sure you stir them about every 5 min add shrimp and accumulated liquid, milk and cayenne.
cook until shrimp are pink add cheese and stir cover and let stand for 5 to 10 min so all the goodness blends together.
as you cook your grits if they become to thick add more water or milk. but remember it is a thick dish.
2
i like to serve this with my cheeder cheese and garlic biscuits.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Collection: Mardi Gras!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cajun, #Grits