Shrimp and Parmesan Grits

Summer is over!  Autumn is about to fall over us  – and school is back in session.  Here is a pretty simple and quick dinner to welcome in the season –

Shrimp & Parmesan Grits

 

What you need:

GRITS

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups grits
  • ¼ cup green onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

SHRIMP

  • 12 – 16 oz raw, peeled and cleaned shrimp
  • ½ chopped, cooked bacon
  • 1 ½ cup raw, sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup butter
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 4 Tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley

How to Do it:

To make the grits, mix the broth, grits and pepper together in a sauce pan.  Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer for about 20-25 minutes, until all the liquid is absorbed and the grits are soft.  Fluff with a fork and mix in the cheese and green onions.

Next, make the shrimp.

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Melt the butter in a skillet and add the mushrooms.  Cook until they are soft and golden.

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Add the bacon and garlic and cook on low for about 3-5 more minutes.  Add the shrimp and continue to cook until the shrimp is pink, but be careful not to over-cook or the shrimp will get rubbery.

Serve the shrimp and mushrooms over the grits and garnish with the chopped parsley and a bit of shredded parmesan.

Shrimp and Parmesan Grits

Serve hot!

Serves 4

 

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8 Responses to Shrimp and Parmesan Grits

  1. Becky says:

    Yum! This recipe sounds AMAZING! Can’t wait to try it.

    • HelenFern says:

      And if you buy the frozen raw shrimp that is already shelled and cleaned, its SUPER easy!! Enjoy!
      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Thanks for sharing at #OverTheMoon. I hope you have a great week! Pinned and yummed.

  3. Wendy says:

    Shrimp ‘n grits is one of my all time favorites meals, but I’ve never tried to make it. That’s going to change! Thank you so much for sharing this; I can’t wait to try it!

  4. Emily says:

    Love shrimp & grits! These sound so good! Thanks for linking up with our Creative Spark party!

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