Fat Tuesday: Shrimp & Grits

Monday, March 7, 2011

Fat Tuesday is tomorrow!! So here's a recipe that is sure to give you crazy amounts of flavor and definitely a full stomach!! Hope you all enjoy Tomorrow!! Be sure to look out for our Ultimate Oatmeal Cookie recipe & video this week. Enjoy Loves =]

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Shrimp & Grits Recipe( serves 6-8)




Shrimp.......

1/2 lb. bacon, chopped
1 1/2- 2 lbs shrimp
4tbl. butter
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1bunch green onions
1/4 cup white wine
1 tsp. garlic, minced

Grits......
1 cup Quick Grits
1 cup Heavy Cream
3 1/2 cups Chicken broth
1/2 tsp. Smoked Paprika(of course regular works too)
8 oz. Kraft Triple Cheddar Shredded Cheese


In a skillet over medium to high heat, cook bacon until crispy. Remove from skillet to paper towels.
Remove bacon fat leaving about 2-3 tbl. in the skillet.Add in butter.

Saute both onions, garlic, and shrimp. Add in wine. Season with salt and pepper and cook until pink!
In a sauce pan over high heat, combine heavy cream and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Slowly add in grits. Lower heat, cover and cook for 12-14 minutes, occasionally stirring.

Add cheese, cook for 2-3 more minutes. Add in paprika, bacon, and season with salt to taste.
Serve your shrimp mixture over your grits and enjoy!!

11 comments:

Emme @Food Samba said...

Looks delicious!

b. lee said...

looks amazing * nothin' like craving shrimp 1st thang in the morn'!

Danielle said...

Stopping by from FTLOB - this looks great! Im your newest follower. Stop by if you have a chance.

Danielle

http://mostlyfoodandcrafts.blogspot.com/

KT @ KT's Refinishing School said...

Thems hominy grits!

Those look amazing, perfect for Fat Tuesday!

P.S. If you haven't seen My Cousin Vinny or have a husband who is obsessed with the movie, the movie reference might not make any sense :)

Jenn said...

Looks amazing! I'm making crepes for fat Tuesday...mmmm

Alida said...

Just saw your feature over at FTLOB... gotta look around and see more recipes. The Asian slaw looks yummy!!

YotesDiva said...

You had me at "grits".... LOL

New follower via the FTLOB blog hop! You have some YUM recipes I can't wait to try out!

http://belleofthedesert.blogspot.com

Bobbi said...

YUMMY! I'm your friend over on twitter, and am now following on here! So excited to check out your recipes! Have a great week and I'll be back soon! ♥ BJ http://datssocute.blogspot.com

Jordan said...

I love your banner at the top. It's so cute! I'm excited to follow your blog and see all the delicious looking stuff you make.

Jacqui' said...

Thanks so much everyone for the blog!! I really appreciate it. =] @ KT now, I need to see the movie, because that sounds funny!

Delishhh said...

Looks awesome. Happy Lent :)

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