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Cheesy (Garlic) Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
6 slices bacon, chopped
2 pounds (Fresh) medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
6 green onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
(You can add about 1/4 cup of Half & Half to the grits after they are cooked to add a creamy texture. It doesn't change the flavor, just the consistency) Very Yummy!

Directions:
Directions:
Bring chicken broth to a boil over medium-high heat; stir in grits. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in salt and next 3 ingredients plus cheese. Set aside, and keep warm.

Step 2
Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon from pan.

Step 3
Cook (fresh) shrimp in same pan over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until almost pink, stirring occasionally. Add lemon juice and next 4 ingredients, and cook 3 minutes. Stir in bacon.

Step 4
Spoon grits onto individual plates or into shallow bowls; top with shrimp mixture. Serve immediately.

For a Southern Twist-add coffee to the bacon drippings (Red Eye Gravy) before adding the remaining ingredients.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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