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Creole Shrimp and Grits

Posted by on Jul. 31, 2012 at 8:13 PM
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Creole Shrimp and Grits

Creole Shrimp and Grits
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2 servings

You'll want to kiss these grits. It may take a little time to prepare this country cooking, but it's well worth the wait... in golden grits. One thing is for sure -- it's a melt-in-your-mouth meal. Go ahead -- it's okay to stir the pot with this southern favorite.

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Ingredients

    4 oz. yellow onion, medium dice 2 oz. olive oil 1 oz. shrimp base Creole spice, to taste Dash cracked black pepper 1/2 tbsp. minced garlic 1 oz. butter Splash lemon juice Splash Worcestershire sauce Splash white wine 2 bay leaves 1 cup water 1 cup heavy cream Slow cooking stone ground grits, cooked 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled, deveined 1/4 lb. bell peppers and onions, julienne 2 tbsp. butter or olive oil
Methods/steps
Caramelize onions in olive oil until golden brown. Add shrimp base, Creole spice, pepper, garlic and butter and sauté over medium to high heat for 3 minutes. Add lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and white wine; simmer until reduced by half. Add bay leaves and water; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat; cool 20 minutes. Remove bay leaves and mix in cream thoroughly. In a separate pan, sauté julienne peppers and onions and shrimp in butter or olive oil for 3 minutes over high heat. Add the sauce and continue cooking until reduced by half. Pour the sauce and shrimp over a heaping portion of grits.
by on Jul. 31, 2012 at 8:13 PM
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PoehlerBear1983
by Meghan on Jul. 31, 2012 at 9:02 PM
Im not a fan of grits but i do love shrimp!
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timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:13 PM

yum

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:13 PM

yum

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:14 PM

yum

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:14 PM

love creole

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:15 PM

love shrimp

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:15 PM

love grits!

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 31, 2012 at 11:15 PM

tfs

VisionSeeker
by on Aug. 1, 2012 at 5:11 AM

 I've always wanted to try this.  I love grits and think it's so neat to have it for dinner *we northerners think its mainly for breakfast*.

fullxbusymom
by Member on Aug. 1, 2012 at 12:46 PM

We don't really have grits in this part of the country.  It is rare that you ever even hear of them here.  They are not served in restaurants etc.

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