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Shrimp and Grits Southern Style with Cheesy Grits

5 from 10 reviews

These delectable Shrimp and Grits are cooked with creole seasoning, red pepper, green onions, crisp bacon and garlic over a bed of creamy cheddar grits.

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Ingredients

 Cheesy Grits

Shrimp 

Instructions

  1. Bring the water to a boil; add the grits and salt.   Cook for 5-7 minutes or until tender.  Remove from heat, stir in butter, cream and cheddar cheese.
  2. In large skillet over medium heat cook bacon until crispy. Place on paper towels to drain; reserving bacon grease. Coarsely chop bacon once cooled. Add shrimp to bacon grease over medium heat.  Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper.   Flip shrimp after one minute; and cook for additional one minute.  Remove to plate.
  3. Add vegetable oil to skillet over medium heat.  Add red pepper and cook until slightly tender; 2-3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low.  Add green onions and garlic and cook for 1 minute.  Add chicken broth to skillet and stir.  Return shrimp and bacon to the skillet and heat for 1 minute.
  4. Spoon shrimp mixture over cheesy grits.  Serve immediately.

Keywords: Cajun shrimp and grits, Creole shrimp and grits, Louisiana style shrimp and grits, southern cheesy grits, shrimp recipe

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