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Shrimp and Grits Recipes

Recipes for Shrimp and Grits That Satisfies Cravings Across the World

An easy and quick cuisine, shrimp and grits together make a wonderful combination. The following section mentions some recipes for the same.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017
Shrimp and grits recipes are popular among many because of their delicious taste. They are liked by adults as well as children. They can also become a part of your child's lunchbox. Given below are some of these recipes.

Recipe 1
Ingredients
  • Cooking grits - 1 cup
  • Fresh shrimp (Shelled and without tails) - 1½ pounds
  • Tomato (diced) - 1
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Garlic cheese - 2 tbsp.
  • Butter - 2 tbsp.
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp.
  • Salt - 1 tbsp.
  • Pepper - 1 tbsp.
Directions

Boil water in a saucepan. Add a pinch of salt to this water. Then, add the cooking grits and allow it to cook on a low flame for at least 5 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the flame and pour the garlic cheese in it. Allow the cheese to melt. Next, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat in a skillet. Add the shrimp to it and allow it to cook till its color changes to pink. Add the tomato and allow it to cook well. Then, add the salt and pepper and take it off the flame. For adding a finishing touch, spread the cheese grits on a warm platter and spread the shrimp mixture on top.

Recipe 2
Ingredients
  • Cooking grits - 1½ cup
  • Cheddar cheese - ¼ cup
  • Butter - 1½ tbsp.
  • Hot sauce - 4 tbsp.
  • Shrimp (medium-sized) - 1 pound
  • Salt - ¼ tsp.
  • Bacon slices - 2
  • Chopped green onions - ½ cup
  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp.
  • Leaf parsley (chopped) - 1 tbsp.
  • Hot Sauce (extra)
Directions

First cook the grits. After they have been cooked, add the butter, cheese, and hot sauce to it and mix them well. Keep this whole mixture aside and ensure that you cover it with a lid. Peel the shrimp and apply salt and hot sauce evenly on its surface. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium to high heat for 5 to 7 minutes. It should become crispy. Then crumble it. In another skillet, add the green onions and shrimp and allow them to cook till the color of the shrimp changes to pink. Add some lemon juice to it. This completes the procedure. On a platter, serve the grits and place the mixture of shrimp on top. Then, sprinkle the bacon and parsley on it. This dish is best served with hot sauce.

Recipe 3
Ingredients
  • Shrimp (peeled) - 1½ pounds
  • Cooking grits - 1½ cup
  • Chicken stock - 1 cup
  • Cheddar cheese - 1 cup
  • Scallions (thinly sliced) - ½ cup
  • Green bell peppers (chopped) - ¼ cup
  • Bacon (chopped) - 6
  • Lemon juice - 3 tbsp.
  • Unsalted butter - 2 tbsp.
  • Salt - 2 tbsp.
  • Garlic clove (minced) - 1
  • Onion (finely chopped) - 1
  • Hot pepper sauce
Directions

Apply the hot pepper sauce and lemon juice to the shrimp evenly. Place it aside. In a saucepan, take some water and add a pinch of salt. Add the grits to it. Allow it to cook for 30 to 40 minutes on a low flame. Keep stirring it as it cooks. In a skillet, fry the bacon till its color changes to brown. Add the green pepper, onion, and garlic to it, and allow it to cook for 5 minutes. Then, add the scallions, put some flour over the mixture, and continue to cook it for 5 more minutes. Next, add the stock and salt and continue with the cooking. After five minutes, remove it from the heat. After the grits become creamy and thick, add butter to it. Also add the pepper and salt to taste. Again, allow it to heat for a sufficient amount of time before serving.

These recipes are tasty and very popular. They will make a wonderful meal for the whole family.
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