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mr pete's southern shrimp and cheesy grits

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Diane Atherton

This is Mr. Pete's original recipe: Because he is now a member of JAP, I am removing the recipe from my kitchen so that full credit can go to Mr. Pete for this wonderful recipe.

(4 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mr pete's southern shrimp and cheesy grits

  • 1 lb
    shrimp shells and heads (this is 1 lb shrimp that you have peeled and removed the heads. reserve the shrimp for your shrimp and grits. no problem it you didn't purchase whole shrimp, just use the peels)
  • 3 to 4
    white parts of green onions
  • 2
    celery stalks and the leafy tops
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    mr. pete's cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    natural sea salt
  • 2
    dried bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, fresh
  • 6 c

How To Make mr pete's southern shrimp and cheesy grits

  • 1
    Direct link to Mr. Pete's origninal recipe: I will be removing ingredients and instructions here after Mr. Pete is settled in. This is his wonderful recipe and now that he is an active member here in JAP, ALL credit for this amazing recipe should go to him. I will leave the stock recipe here and a link to this wonderful recipe. If you haven't tried this recipe, I highly recommend it! And, Mr. Pete's wonderful seasonings! Mr. Pete's Cajun Seasoning is a MUST for this recipe. Oh they also carry other spice and very reasonably priced. To order spices: Check out Mr. Pete's blog If you are on FB be sure to go "Like" them: If you have questions, Mr. or Mrs. Pete are so helpful! I've just met them on FB and I feel like I've known them a long time.
  • 2
    NOTE: If you are going to make your stock, you should do it 1st. The ingredients are above and instructions below. I just couldn't bring myself to add water to this wonderful recipe so I made my stock. This will make more than needed, freeze in freezer bags. I usually freeze 1 cup per bag.
  • 3
    SEAFOOD STOCK Add stock ingredients to water and bring to a boil; slow boil 20 to 30 minutes. Removed from heat and strain. Discard solids reserving stock.

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