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Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Ciavarelli
Added: Saturday, January 13, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups water
Salt and pepper
1 cup stone-ground grits
3 tablespoons butter
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
6 slices bacon, chopped
4 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 cup thinly sliced scallions
1 large clove garlic, minced

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water to a boil. Add salt and pepper. Add grits and cook until water is absorbed, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter and cheese.
Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Fry the bacon in a large skillet until browned; drain well. In grease, add shrimp. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Add lemon juice, chopped bacon, parsley, scallions and garlic. Saute for 3 minutes.

Spoon grits into a serving bowl. Add shrimp mixture and mix well. Serve immediately.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is always in the back of my mind for an "emergency" meal: I try to keep frozen shrimp in the freezer and grits in the cubbard.

 

 

 

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