Gulf Coast Shrimp and Grits

Gulf Coast Shrimp And Grits Recipe

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These are the shrimp and grits served at the True Midtown Kitchen in Mobile, AL.

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40 Min
1 Hr
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1 1/2 c
1/4 c
unsalted butter
1 1/2 c
uncooked quick-cooking grits
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter
4 clove
garlic, minced
shallots, minced
3/4 c
dry white wine
1/2 c
parmesan cheese, freshly grated
2 Tbsp
fresh chives, minced
1 1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
black pepper


unpeeled, jumbo raw shrimp (21/25 count)
1/8 tsp
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
1/4 c
extra=virgin olive oil, divided
3 clove
garlic, chopped
1 Tbsp
shallots, minced
1 pt
cherry tomatoes, halved
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp
capers, drained
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
1 dash(es)
hot sauce
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter, cubed
1 Tbsp
fresh chives, chopped

How to Make Gulf Coast Shrimp and Grits


  • 1Prepare Grits: Preheat oven to 350°. Brink milk, 1/4 cup butter, and 4 cups water to a boil in an ovenproof Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Whisk in grits; bring mixture to a boil, whisking occasionally. Cover and bake 45 minutes or until the grits are creamy, whisking every 15 minutes.
  • 2Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add 4 garlic cloves and 3 shallots, and saute 3 1/2 minutes or until the shallots are translucent.
  • 3Add wine, stirring to loosen particles from the bottom of the skillet. Cook, stirring often, 4 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by two-thirds; fold into hot cooked grits. Stir in cheese and the next 3 ingredients.
  • 4Prepare Shrimp Sauce: Peel shrimp and devein. Sprinkle shrimp with 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  • 5Cook shrimp, in 2 batches, in 2 tablespoons hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 2 minutes on each sidem or just until the shrimp turns pink and forms a "C". Remove shrimp from the skillet.
  • 6Saute 3 garlic cloves and 1 tablespoon minced shallots in the remaining 2 tablespoons hot oil in the skillet over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and the next 4 ingredients. Cook, stirring often, 5 to 7 minutes or until the tomatoes begin to break apart. Remove from heat. Stir in shrimp and 3 tablespoons butter. Serve over grits with chives.

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About Gulf Coast Shrimp and Grits

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #shrimp, #shellfish, #Grits

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