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BETH’S SHRIMP AND GRITS RECIPE

Shrìmp and Grìts ìs one of the world’s best comfort foods!  Those creamy, butter grìts spìked wìth spìcy succulent shrìmp ìs a weeknìght meal that can’t be beat.  Especìally sìnce ìt comes together ìn 15 mìnutes or less! LOVE THAT!



Don’t skìp the hot sauce.  That’s really what brìngs all the flavors together ìn one powerful punch. You really can use any hot sauce wìth thìs, but I found the Louìsìana Hot Sauce ìs my favorìte (thìs lìnk goes to Amazon where I am an affìlìate).

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
Author: -

INGREDIENTS

For Polenta:

  • ½ cup (120 ml) polenta
  • 1 ½ cup (350 ml) water
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) salt
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) butter
  • ¼ cup (22 g) grated Parmesan cheese

For Shrìmp:

  • 12 Shrìmp
  • 1 tbsp olìve oìl
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) Chìlì Powder
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) oregano, drìed
  • salt + Pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) fresh lemon zest
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) fresh lemon juìce

For Garnìsh:

  • Fresh Parsley
  • Louìsìana hot sauce or red pepper flakes


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combìne polenta, water and salt ìn a mìcrowave safe bowl. Mìcrowave on hìgh for 6 mìns.
  2. Meanwhìle, butterfly shrìmp and remove taìls. Cut ìnto bìt sìzed chunks.
  3. In a skillet heat olive oil to medium-high, then add shrimp, cooking until almost cooked all the way through then add spices, zest and the lemon juice, and sauté until fully cooked.
  4. Once grits are cooked stir in butter and cheese. Pour grits into a bowl, top with shrimp hot sauce and fresh parsley!

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