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shrimp and grits

(1 rating)
Recipe by
jamie Beecham
Nashville, NC

This recipe was copied from a FoodNetwork post in 2009. It said the recipe was courtesy Martha Nesbit. It was passed to me by a friend we cook it for special get togethers or holiday treat and we say it is family tested and good.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For shrimp and grits

  • 4 c
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 c
    stone ground grits
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, cold
  • 2 c
    sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 lb
    shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 slice
    bacon chopped
  • 4 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley
  • 1 c
    thin sliced scaillions
  • 1 lg
    clove of garlic minced

How To Make shrimp and grits

  • 1
    Bring water to boil and cook grits until done add 3 tbls butter and 2 cups cheese stir until mixed
  • 2
    In a large skillet fry the bacon remove from the pan to drain. Put the shrimp into the grease and fry until pink. Remove from skillet and add the scaillions, garlic, lemon juice and parsley to grease and cook til tender.
  • 3
    Add all the ingredients to the grits stir in well and serve.

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