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grilled shrimp & cheesy bacony grits

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Recipe by
Monica Keleher
Methuen, MA

I had initially planned on using the shrimp for another dish, but wanted something different. Someone suggested Shrimp and Grits, so here is my version. It came out fantastic, was a huge hit with the little men in my life! Woohoo! Hope you love it as much as we did! Thanks Monica

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Ingredients For grilled shrimp & cheesy bacony grits

  • 1 lb
    shrimp, cleaned and deviened
  • 4
    slices of slab bacon cut into lardons, keep the bacon fat
  • 1
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/4 c
    light cream, or milk
  • 1 c
    corn meal, i had white so that's what i used either is fine)
  • 2
    garlic cloves minced, or garlic powder
  • handful of parsley chopped
  • green onions chopped green part only
  • cajun seasoning, sprinkle on shrimp
  • salt and pepper
  • reserved bacon fat
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make grilled shrimp & cheesy bacony grits

  • 1
    ingredients pic
  • 2
    I cooked the bacon in the pan removed it and then added the chicken stock and boiled it. Then I added the cormeal and stirred until it thickened. Added the butter and cheese took off the heat and added the cream, salt and pepper, garlic and parsley
  • 3
    Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, lemon, garlic cajun seasoning and I poured some of the bacon fat over instead of olive oil.
  • 4
    Cook the shrimp on both sides on a grill pan until pink on both sided. Or on the grill if weather allows
  • 5
    Spoon the grits in a bowl, add bacon, more cheese top with the shrimp and scallions.
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