Grits and Shrimp – #southerncomfort

June 3, 2015 #southerncomfort 0

grits and shrimp
At first I would have never thought grits and shrimp would go together but this sounds wonderful. I would imagine you could even grill the shrimp used in this recipe if you were cooking outdoors. What’s your favorite shrimp recipe?

Grits and Shrimp – #southerncomfort

Ingredients
2 bacon slices
1 pound unpeeled, medium-size raw shrimp
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/2 cup chopped green onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
Cheese Grits
Directions
Cook bacon over medium heat 10 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 tsp. drippings in skillet.
Crumble bacon.
Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.
Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper; dredge in flour.
Sauté mushrooms in hot drippings with oil in skillet 5 minutes or until tender.
Add green onions, and sauté 2 minutes.
Add shrimp and garlic, and sauté 2 minutes or until shrimp are lightly browned.
Stir in chicken broth, lemon juice, and hot sauce, and cook 2 more minutes, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet.
Spoon shrimp mixture over hot Cheese Grits; sprinkle with crumbled bacon.

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