Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe | Yummly

Southern Shrimp and Grits

Janet Steiner: "Really good and easy" Read More
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  • 1 cup grits (coarsely ground)
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 pounds shrimp (uncooked, peeled and deveined)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium99% DV2370mg
    Fat103% DV67g
    Protein137% DV70g
    Carbs21% DV63g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories1120Calories from Fat600
    Total Fat67g103%
    Saturated Fat30g150%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat600
    Total Carbohydrate63g21%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C250%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Janet Steiner 9 days ago
    Really good and easy
    Gayle Walsh 10 days ago
    Phenomenal! I did not have bacon so I used chorizo. Wow! Was that good.
    Nae 16 days ago
    Forgot to put cheese in the grits and it was still good! I made it for Mother’s Day brunch. My family loved it!
    Carol a month ago
    My husband and I were not fond of it, at all, and it was quite difficult to make. We were in the kitchen working together, and we spent, at least, an hour making it. We were very disappointed. I have a recipe that calls for 3 tablespoons of hot sauce, so it’s definitely fires you up, but it is the best recipe I’ve come up with to date. The best shrimp and grits we’ve ever had is at a restaurant in Panama City Beach called Andy’s Flour Pot. If you ever go there, you’ve got to try it!!!
    Jennifer R. 2 months ago
    i didnt read to put the half & half in the grits BUT being am Alabama southerner, i prefer my grits with just butter. so i was good without the cream. excellent, will make again, mayne with just a few tweeks.
    Sandy Cash 3 months ago
    It was ok but lacked a wow factor
    Patricia B. 6 months ago
    it turned out great. My family really loved it.
    Vintroux 8 months ago
    It turned out nice and creamy. It was delicious!
    Devina Selmon 9 months ago
    Killed it!!!! Used whole milk instead of half and half. Everything else remained the same and the fam loved it!

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