Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare grits according to package directions.
  2. Add salt and butter to taste.
  3. Set aside, but keep warm.
  4. While the grits are cooking, start the shrimp.
  5. In a bowl, sprinkle the shrimp with lemon juice, salt, and cayenne and set aside.
  6. Heat the bacon grease in a skillet and saute the onion and pepper over medium heat until the onion begins to become transparent, about 10 min.
  7. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir constantly for about 2 min, until the flour begins to brown.
  8. Add the shrimp and about 3/4 c of water or stock, stirring constantly and turning the shrimp so that they cook evenly.
  9. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes, until the shrimp are cooked through and the gravy is uniformly smooth, thinning with a little extra water or stock if necessary.
  10. Serve immediately over the grits.
  11. (Reheat grits if necessary so they are hot).


Most Helpful

This was good. I think maybe adding the bacon to it would have been good. Don't forget to season your grits!

NancyB January 02, 2011

Absolutely smashing recipe.

Weewah July 22, 2011

Love this! I use it with smoked gouda cheese grits. I also added andouille sausage and a little bit of white wine. :) Delish! Thank you!

stacykins78 June 16, 2011

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