Pattycake's Shrimp Gravy for shrimp and grits

Pattycake's Shrimp Gravy For Shrimp And Grits Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Patty Sandifer Baskin


This is my adaptation of a recipe that we used to make when I worked at a Famous Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.

★★★★★ 1 vote
5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


Add to Grocery List

1 1/2 c
small, peeled and deveined raw shrimp
3 Tbsp
chopped onion
3 Tbsp
chopped bell pepper
4 Tbsp
bacon grease
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp
seafood seasoning
1 tsp
worcestershite sauce
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp

How to Make Pattycake's Shrimp Gravy for shrimp and grits


  • 1In skillet, fry onions and peppers in bacon grease. When onion is golden, add shirmp and stir around several times.
  • 2Add about 3/4 cup of water. Simmer 2-3 minutes and thicken with the cornstarch and a little water made into a paste.
  • 3Add seasonings, Worcestershite sauce and ketchup. Cook slowly til thickened.
    Serve over creamy grits.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pattycake's Shrimp Gravy for shrimp and grits

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #shrimp, #Southern, #Grits

Show 1 Comment & Review

22 Delicious Low Carb Recipes

22 Delicious Low Carb Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes are perfect for anyone on a low carb diet! 22 low carb recipes full of all the flavor, just fewer carbs.

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....

What's The Buzz About Coffee Beans Recipe

What's the Buzz About Coffee Beans

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Chances are you are an avid coffee drinker. According to the National Coffee Associations 2013 online survey, 83% of people in the US drink coffee with an average of 3...