Chicken With Grits

Recipe by Impera_Magna
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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in grits and cook according to package directions.
  • Spoon grits into a greased 9-inch square baking pan; cover and chill until firm.
  • Rub chicken breasts with the ground cumin.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add chicken and cook, turning, for about 12 minutes, or until brown and fork tender.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and drain on paper towels; cover and keep warm.
  • Invert baking pan to remove grits. Cut into 4 squares, then cut each square diagonally into 2 triangles.
  • In same skillet, heat pan drippings to medium temperature.
  • Add grits and sauté, turning once, about 5 minutes or until lightly brown.
  • To serve:
  • Cut each chicken breast into slices.
  • Place chicken slices from one breast half on each serving plate with 2 grits cakes on the side.
  • Spoon Spicy Southern Salsa over the grits cakes.
  • Spicy Southern Salsa.
  • 1 cup corn kernels, cooked and drained.
  • 1 cup black-eyed peas, cooked and drained.
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped.
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced.
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions.
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil.
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeded and finely minced.
  • 1 clove garlic, minced.
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
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