LOW COUNTRY GRITS AND SHRIMP

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KAREN ROBERTS

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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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Rating:

★★★★★ 7 votes

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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

How to Make LOW COUNTRY GRITS AND SHRIMP

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.

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About LOW COUNTRY GRITS AND SHRIMP

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



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