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How to fix low country shrimp and grits

Fix Low Country Shrimp and Grits

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Gather ingredients.

Gather ingredients.

Squeeze lemon juice, and a splash or two of hot sauce.

Squeeze lemon juice, and a splash or two of hot sauce.

Stir and set aside.

Stir and set aside.

Bring half & half and water to boil for grits.

Bring half & half and water to boil for grits.

Add salt.

Add salt.

Stir in grits a handful at a time. Reduce heat and simmer until thick.

Stir in grits a handful at a time. Reduce heat and simmer until thick.

Put bacon in pan after chopping while the grits cook.

Put bacon in pan after chopping while the grits cook.

Stir until brown.

Stir until brown.

Add chopped vegetables to bacon.

Add chopped vegetables to bacon.

Cook until veggies are soft, add about 2 tbsp of your butter.

Cook until veggies are soft, add about 2 tbsp of your butter.

When grits are thick and creamy, stir in the rest of butter and stir in cheese.

When grits are thick and creamy, stir in the rest of butter and stir in cheese.

Add shrimp.

Add shrimp.

Let simmer until shrimp turn pink all over.

Let simmer until shrimp turn pink all over.

Serve on grits.

Serve on grits.

Enjoy!

  • 2.0lb Shrimp
  • 1.0 Lemon
  • Hot sauce
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1.0c Stone ground grits
  • 6.0 Slices of thick bacon
  • 1.0 Small onion
  • 0.0c Green bell pepper
  • 1.0 Garlic clove
  • 0.0c Sliced scallions
  • 2.0Tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1.0c Chicken stock
  • 5.0Tbsp Butter
  • 0.0c Sharp cheddar cheese