Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a southern specialty that has a cajun flair. Grits do not really taste like grits when preparred this way

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grits: combine water, 16 oz chicken broth, 10 ounces of heavy whipping cream to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Slowly wisk in grits. Stir in Kosher salt, cheeses, butter and 1/2 tobassco (to taste). If too thick, stir in a little more brooth. Add salt and pepper keepin over low heat.
  2. Shrimp: In a large skillet over medium heat ,cooke the bacon until the fat is rendered and the bacon browned. Remove the bacon and drain all but 1 tlbs of the fat. Chop bacon into bits and set aside.
  3. Combine flour and 1/2 tsp black pepper. Place shrimp into mixture and cover with flour. Let sit for about 5 minutes to absorb flour. This helps thicken mixture.
  4. In skillet with drippings, add yellow onion, bell pepper, mushroom, Sautee about 3 minute Add 1/4 cup chopped scallions and garlic and sautee 2 more minute.
  5. Turn heat to med. high. remove shrimp from flour shake off excess. Add shrimp to skillet and sautee about 2 minute until shrimp lightly browned.
  6. Add 1/2 cup wine, using wooden spoon stir to loosen browned bits from bottom of pan. Stirring constantly slowly add 1/2 cup brooth, lemon juice, worchestershire sauce and tobassco. Cook about 2 minute If too thick add more brooth or wine, as desired. Season with salt and pepper and spice.
  7. Serve: spoon grits onto four plates making a cavity in the center. Top with shrimp mixture. Garnish with bacon bits and 1 tlbs scallions. You can add lemon wedges and cajun seasoning sprinkled around plate for appearance.