Shrimp ‘n Grits

Originally from South Carolina, shrimp and grits was a hearty breakfast dish for fishermen. Now it’s enjoyed in restaurants all over the South anytime of the day.

Serves: 6
15 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Cook bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender.

  • Sprinkle with flour and seasonings; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in stock. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add shrimp; cook 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.

  • Meanwhile, bring milk, water and 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. Serve shrimp and gravy over grits.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 222Calories: 222Cholesterol: 126mg
  • Sodium: 598mgProtein: 20g
  • Total Fat: 6gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 22g