Recipe by Chef John
"Shrimp and grits is a very simple recipe, but make sure you have everything ready before you start cooking the shrimp. They only take a few minutes to sauté, so you don't have time to run and chop scallions or juice a lemon. Once everything is assembled, this recipe is a snap. To make things even easier, you can make the grits a bit ahead since they stay hot a very long time."
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bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
heavy whipping cream
shredded white Cheddar cheese
shrimp, peeled and deveined
salt, or to taste
ground black pepper
minced jalapeno pepper
minced green onion
chopped fresh parsley
I used 4 lbs of shrimps,added more bacon lots of peppers, everyone thought I was a genius and great chef
Very good recipe for shrimp and grits. This is one of my favorite dishes and I really enjoyed this version. I used a pound-and-a-half of shrimp and doubled the wet ingredients. Awesome.
Love love love!!! Never been a fan of grits so I was a bit skeptical, but the white cheddar cheese is what sold me on this recipe!! Made no changes except to lower the amount of salt and it turned out perfect, creamy, and oh so yummy!! Thank you chef John, you are a culinary genius!! ??
Another great job, Chef John! This was exactly what I wanted for Shrimp and Grits! I make a Cheese Grits Casserole often and it worked well for this dish, and added the make-ahead benefit! The shrimp and sauce mixture was very tasty, and so good that I will make more sauce next time! Recommend passing the shrimp thru the hot pan quickly, add the veg's, then sauce, then shrimp back to finish. So easy to overcook shrimp! This will be a great brunch dish!
Chef John... This recipe is EVERYTHING as is!!!!!!! Thank you for sharing!!
Becoming a big fan of Chef John. I have always loved shrimp and grits when we go out but never attempted it at home. This is an excellent and easy recipe. Thanks!!
Right up there with what we're used to--New Orleans Shrimp and Grits. I don't keep whipping cream on hand, so I replaced it with 1/2 nonfat plain yogurt and 1/2 unsweetened soy milk. We didn't miss the whipping cream, but it probably would have put this over the top. Definitely a keeper!
So yummy and so easy. I did not even have all the ingredients (used milk instead of heavy cream) and it still turned out great.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Shrimp and Grits
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 175
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