The classic, Shrimp and Grits, travels far from New Orleans with the addition of wild mushrooms and fragrant curry powder. Photo credit: Monet Moutrie from Anecdotes & Applecores.
Bring milk, water and 1/2 teaspoon of the sea salt to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Gradually stir in grits. Reduce heat to low; simmer 12 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Add cheese; stir until melted and grits are smooth. Keep warm
Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in 2 teaspoons of the curry powder and remaining 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. Add mushrooms; cook and stir on medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes. Add wine; cook 5 minutes on medium heat or until reduced by half, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add spinach; stir until just wilted. Remove from skillet. Keep warm
Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet on medium-high heat. Add shrimp and remaining 1 teaspoon curry powder; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. To serve, spoon grits onto serving plates. Top with mushroom mixture and shrimp