gulf coast shrimp and grits

From www.deepsouthdish.com

Shrimp and Sausage cooked in a spicy tomato, roux and trinity enhanced sauce, and served on a bed of Garlic Cheese Grits.

serves About 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients For gulf coast shrimp and grits

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick grits
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup mild andouille or other spicy smoked sausage
  • 2 pounds shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper
  • 1/8 cup celery
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Red pepper flakes, optional
  • Sliced green onion, for garnish
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