Shrimp and Cheese Grits

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef shewmake

The gravy can be made vegetarian by replacing chicken stock with veggie stock and leaving out the bacon.

Top Review by La Dilettante

Excellent! I omitted the bacon, and add some red pepper along with the green for color. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine shrimp with lemon juice and hot sauce to taste. Let sit.
  2. Make grits according to box.
  3. Fry bacon in large frying pan over medium heat until brown but still limp. Stir in onions, green pepper, and garlic. Cook until tender (about 5 min).
  4. Add scallions. Sprinkle with flour. Cook 5 minute.
  5. Stir in stock and remaining salt. Cook 5 minute.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Finish grits buy stirring in butter and cheese. Season with hot sauce and salt. Cover to keep warm.
  8. Return gravy to medium heat. Stir in shrimp. Cook until shrimp are opaque (5 min.). Serve over grits immediately.

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