Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Cook 20 m
Stand 5 m



  1. 1 of 6 In a medium bowl, toss shrimp with Old Bay seasoning. Set aside.
  2. 2 of 6 Bring 3 cups water and the salt to a boil in a large, lidded saucepan. Gradually stir in grits and reduce heat to medium. Partially cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.
  3. 3 of 6 Meanwhile, heat a large stainless steel skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until just crisp, about 6 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to drain on paper towels.
  4. 4 of 6 Reduce heat under skillet to medium and add garlic. Cook 30 seconds to a minute. Add shrimp and cook 3 minutes, turning, until pink. Remove shrimp and garlic to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Stir creamed corn into grits. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. 5 of 6 Pour heavy cream into skillet, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of pan. Simmer 4 minutes until slightly thickened. Stir in shrimp and garlic and bacon pieces. Cook 1 minute.
  6. 6 of 6 Pour grits onto platter. Top with shrimp mixture and scatter scallions over top.
Nutrition Information for Shrimp and Grits
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 24 g Fat, total, 241 mg chol., 535 kcal cal., 4 g fiber, 30 g pro., 12 g sat. fat, 47 g carb., 974 mg sodium, 0 null Mark as Free Exchange