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Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terri Dallriva
Added: Sunday, October 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c. chicken broth
4 tbsp. butter
3/4 c. grits
3 tbsp. cream cheese
2 tbsp. Half and Half
1/2 c. green onions, chopped
Salt to taste
Tony's Chachere seasoning
1 lb. shrimp, uncooked, peeled, and deveined
2 tbsp. lime juice
1/2 each red, green and yellow bell pepper, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Combine chicken broth, 1 tbsp butter, and salt in heavy saucepan and bring to boil. Stir in grits. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Mix cream cheese and Half & Half into grits. Cover and simmer until almost all liquid has evaporated and grits are tender. Stir frequently. Melt remaining 3 tbsp. butter in a separate skillet over medium/high heat. Add bell pepper and saute. Add shrimp and cook just until shrimp are cooked through (Do not overcook)-about 3-4 minutes. Stir in lime juice and season with Tony's. Remove skillet from heat. Spoon grits onto center of plate and top with green onions. Top with shrimp and drizzle with some of lime butter from shrimp.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Yummy! Yummy! Yummy! Easy to adapt for large crowds.

 

 

 

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