Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp And Grits Recipe

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Janis McRae


Classic Southern recipe! Used a lot at Brunches.


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  • 4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, not a mistake! actually need this second tablespoon

  • 20 large
    shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 oz
    country ham, chopped
  • 4 oz
    smoked sausage
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
    green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
    caajun seasoning to tasdte

How to Make Shrimp and Grits


  1. Grits: Bring water, salt and 1 Tablespoon butter to a boil. Stir in grits and reduce heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until grits are thick and creamy, approximately 40 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cream and remaining butter. Keep warm.
  2. Shrimp Sauce: Saute ham and sausage in 1 teaspoon butter. Add shrimp and saute 1 to 2 minutes. Add garlic and Cajun spice. Saute 30 seconds. Add green onions and tomatoes. Add water. Finish with remaining butter. Serve over grits.

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