In this video, Chef John shows you how to make simple shrimp and grits. The key to a successful shrimp and grits operation is to come prepared! You can cook the grits in advance; covered, they’ll stay warm on the stove for a while. But the shrimp cooks in no time. So it helps to have all the ingredients prepped, ready, and standing by when they’re called into action: the cooked, chopped bacon, the minced jalapeno and green onions, the chopped parsley, and all the seasonings. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John’s Shrimp and Grits. Putting this one together is so quick and easy, you’ll be digging into this delicious Southern classic in no time!