Southern Style Blacken Shrimp & Grits

Debbie Elliott Vair


This is an amazing recipe made with local wild caught North Carolina shrimp & Farm fresh organic eggs will always keep you coming back for more.
It's quick easy and healthy one taste and your will never eat shrimp and grits any other way! #withlovefromchefvair


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10 Min
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24 large
shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 Tbsp
blacken seasoning
2 c
grits, quick-cooking
4 Tbsp
8 large
2 sprig(s)
fresh oregano
2 c
1 Tbsp
coarse sea salt
1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 Tbsp
cracked pepper corns
1 pinch
red pepper flake
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
1 pinch
paprika, hot

How to Make Southern Style Blacken Shrimp & Grits


  • 1Peel & devein your shrimp & place them in a large ziploc drizzle your olive oil, add your salt, peppercorns, Blacken spice, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, paprika & salt. Place in the refrigerator to mariade for 10 minutes.
  • 2Prepare your grits according to the package directions
  • 3In a large skillet add your butter turn heat to medium high and cook your shrimp 1-2 minutes per side DO NOT OVERCOOK.
  • 4While shrimp are cooking in another pan with water on medium high heat gently poach your eggs
  • 5Serve in a bowl plate your grits in the bottom of the bowl top the with your 6 Blackened shrimp & 2 poached eggs

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