Shrimp & Cheese Grits

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring 6 cups water and salt to boil in a heavy large saucepan.
  • Whisk in grits. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until mixture is thick and grits are tender, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  • Whisk in 1 cup of cheese and nutmeg. Season to taste with hot pepper sauce. Cover and set aside.
  • Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until brown but not crisp. Transfer bacon to small bowl, using slotted spoon. Pour off half of drippings from skillet.
  • Add shrimp to same skillet and cook until just pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Transfer shrimp to plate, using slotted spoon.
  • Add mushrooms to same skillet and saute until tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Add green onions and garlic and saute 3 minutes.
  • Return shrimp and bacon to skillet. Mix in lemon juice. Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce.
  • Bring grits to a simmer. Add water by tablespoons if grits are too thick.
  • Spoon grits onto plates. Spoon shrimp mixture over. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
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