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Shrimp and cheesy bacon grits

Shrimp and cheesy bacon grits

ronalyn_alston
When it comes to shrimp and cheesy bacon grits who doesn’t love that delicious combination. These are one of my all-time favorites.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 People
Calories 2341 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lb Jumbo shrimp deveined
  • 6 Slices Thick bacon Chopped
  • 1 Cup Grits not cooked
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 2 Cups Buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Salt To your liking
  • 1 Tsp Pepper to your liking
  • 1/2 Cup Parsley
  • 1 Cup Sharp cheddar cheese shredded to your liking
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic to your liking
  • 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning to your liking

Instructions
 

Cheese grits

  • In a pot pot set on medium-high, add in your water and buttermilk then bring to a boil
  • Next, add in your washed grits while stirring at the same time to avoid the grits from getting lumps
  • Place a lid over the grits and turn stove on low Allow to cook for 15-20 minutes
  • Occasionally stir grit to keep them from getting lumpy
  • Remove from the heat stir in sharp cheddar cheese, butter, and salt. Begin cooking bacon

Shrimp

  • Place stove on medium
  • In a pot add in a teaspoon of butter along with 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • Add in your shrimp. Don’t overcrowd the pot with shrimp
  • Add creole seasoning and pepper
  • Cook shrimp until they become opaque or pink
  • Add in fresh chopped parsley
  • Add grits in a bowl then add the cheese, shrimp, parsley, and chopped bacon on top.

Nutrition

Calories: 2341kcalCarbohydrates: 159gProtein: 89gFat: 149gSaturated Fat: 63gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 314mgSodium: 5004mgPotassium: 1605mgFiber: 4gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 4884IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 1466mgIron: 6mg
Keyword bacon grits, cheese grits, shrimp grits, shrimps and grits
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