SHRIMP AND GRITS FOR THE GARLIC LOVER!

Posted By @ Jan 8th 2013 3:45pm In: Charleston

Here is a delightful version of the Lowcountry favorite!

3/4 cup of uncooked grits        

1 pinch of cayenne pepper     6 ounces of garlic flavored processed cheese, cubed 

2 tbsp butter                      2 tbsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic                    1 tomato diced

2 lbs of fresh local shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/2 lemon, juiced                 salt and pepper to taste

cook grits   Stir in cubed cheese and cayenne pepper  Keep warm over low heat

Heat butter and olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat

saute garlic and tomato until the tomato softens

stir in the shrimp and lemon juice

saute the shrimp until it is just pink (don't overcook or it gets chewy)

spread warm grits on a platter

pour the shrimp mixture over the grits

serve immediately and enjoy!!


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Patti Patrick says...
on 01/09/13

I can't wait to try this recipe. Sounds wonderful.

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