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    Shrimp and Grits

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    35 mins

    25 mins

    10 mins

    Lande Hoffman's Note:

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

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    1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp and Grits

    Serving Size: 1 (725 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1397.0
    Calories from Fat 1029
    Total Fat 114.3 g
    Saturated Fat 68.1 g
    Cholesterol 503.8 mg
    Sodium 2937.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 44.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    Sugars 4.9 g
    Protein 45.5 g

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