Matthew Brown2 Comments

Grandma’s Shrimp & Grits

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June 18, 2017

From our grandmother, Hilda Dorman. A family favorite featured in our own family cookbook. This classic Shrimp & Grits recipe can be found on the back of every grits bag we produce here at Palmetto Farms.

  • Yields: 6 Servings

Directions

1FOR GRITS:

2Bring chicken broth and milk to boil in a medium saucepan.

3Stir in grits and salt, return to boil. Cover and reduce heat to low.

4Cook 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cheese. Keep warm.

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6FOR SHRIMP TOPPING:

7Cook diced bacon in pan until crisp. Remove bacon and drain all but 2 tbsp. of fat.

8Add peppers and onions to pan. Cook until tender.

9Add cleaned shrimp and cook until pink.

10Return bacon to pan.

11Stir in hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper to taste.

12Serve shrimp mixture over warm grits. Garnish with green onions and cheese.

Ingredients

FOR GRITS

1 ½ cups chicken broth

1 ½ cups milk

¼ tsp. Salt (more to taste)

¾ cup Palmetto Farms Grits

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

FOR SHRIMP TOPPING

1 cup diced bacon + 2 tbsp. fat

½ cup thinly sliced onion

2 tsp. hot pepper sauce

1 lb. medium peeled shrimp

1 cup thinly sliced green bell pepper

Grated cheese for garnish

Sliced green onions for garnish

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2 Reviews

Maria

April 11, 2018

This is the best shrimp and grits I’ve ever eaten! I love to make it for family and friends.

K W

February 14, 2018

This is our go-to shrimp and grits recipe. The grits are just the right texture and the dish is absolutely delicious!

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