Bacon Shrimp and Cheddar Grits

Bacon Shrimp and Cheddar Grits
Shrimp and grits is a Southern dish everyone—regardless of where you're from—should know how to make. Ours is the best for the following the reasons.
  • 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 c. water
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 c. corn grits
  • 4 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth and water to a boil and season generously with salt. Reduce heat so mixture is at a simmer then whisk in grits. Simmer, stirring often, until grits have absorbed liquid and are very tender, 10 minutes. Stir in butter and cheese, then season with salt and pepper.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy, about 8 minutes. Leave about 2 tablespoons bacon fat in skillet and drain bacon on a paper towel-lined plate before chopping into small pieces.
  3. Season shrimp with oregano and paprika then add shrimp, green onions, and garlic to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp is pink and cooked through, about 4 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
  4. Serve shrimp over grits and top with chopped bacon.

How To Make Best-Ever Shrimp 'N Grits

This cheesy bacon Shrimp 'N Grits can be yours in just 30 minutes. Full recipe: http://dlsh.it/cTtr8RS

Posted by Delish on Thursday, November 29, 2018



Leave a Reply