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Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

5 from 2 reviews

Shrimp and Grits are super easy to make and can turn any occasion into a delicious and classic Southern comfort food meal.

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 2/3 cup dry quick-cooking grits (not instant)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 12 ounces medium-size shrimp, peeled and deveined

Instructions

  1. Combine water, grits and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in milk and 1 tablespoon butter. Continue cooking an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Combine remaining butter and next 6 ingredients (through salt) in a large non-stick skillet; bring to a boil. Add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp are done.

Keywords: shrimp and grits