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
20 Min


  • 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


  1. Peel & 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.
  2. Prepare your grits according to the package directions
  3. In a large skillet add your butter turn heat to medium high and cook your shrimp 1-2 minutes per side DO NOT OVERCOOK.
  4. While shrimp are cooking in another pan with water on medium high heat gently poach your eggs
  5. Serve 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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