Easy Cheesy Shrimp & Grits

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

I married a low-country man and he introduced me to Shrimp & Grits. I enjoy many varioations but my sons both like this simpel version and it's easy to whip up for dinner! I serve this with a salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil shrimp. Use Old Bay seasoning in water to add additional flavor. 3-5 minutes in boiling water is usually plenty of time. Overcooking makes them tough. Set shrimp aside.
  2. Boil 3 cups water. Add grits, reduce heat to medium=low and cover. Cook 5-7 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to grits and stir to melt cheese.
  4. Dish grits into individual bowls and top with shrimp.
Most Helpful

4 5

I definitely enjoyed this recipe...I just gave it a 4 before of the way that I made it, but next time it will definitely be a 5 ! I'm going to use larger shrimp, and I'm going to make sure the tails are off or, after I boil them, de-tail them myself. And, with a pitcher of sweet tea to go with it, this recipe is going to be awesome, and it's sooo quick. I really loved that part because, with a 4-year old, I don't have a lot of time...