Shrimp & Grits made Easy

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Tara Waites

By
@TLW527

Mother Inspired! My mom loves Shrimp & Grits. She always wants me to make them. I don't always have time to make the red eye gravy so one day I stumbled upon a package of Louisiana Cajun gravy and it had a picture of Shrimp & grits on it so I said why not and I made up this recipe. It was a huge hit with my family and the rest is Cajun delicious history.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 to 4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 25
    shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 c
    instant grits
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 oz
    pepper jack cheese
  • 1 oz
    heavy cream
  • 1
    jalepeno, seeded and diced
  • 1 pkg
    cajun gravy mix

How to Make Shrimp & Grits made Easy

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook the grits according to package instructions. Saute the jalapeno and add to the grits.
  2. Add butter, cream, cheeses to the grits and simmer 1 mins.
  3. Make the gravy according to package instructions. Add the shrimp and simmer for 10 mins or until the shrimp are cooked thoroughly.
  4. Place grits in a bowl and top with shrimp and gravy. Enjoy!

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About Shrimp & Grits made Easy

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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