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Southern Shrimp and Grits

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Southern Shrimp and Grits

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  • 1 cup grits (coarsely ground)
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 lb. shrimp (uncooked, peeled and deveined)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 lb. bacon
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
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    Calories1120Calories from Fat600
    Total Fat67g103%
    Saturated Fat30g150%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat600
    Total Carbohydrate63g21%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C250%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Felecia Branch 5 months ago
    I did not use bacon and subbed soy sauce for worcestire sauce.!!
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    Jax 5 months ago
    Excellent!!!! I didn’t add peppers, just garlic and onions!
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    Bruce Belligan 6 months ago
    Excellent! 3 min at the end for the shrimp was perfection! I almost didn’t have any dishes to clean! No leftovers…
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    Sarah Campbell a year ago
    Super good recipe! Would highly recommend to try!
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    kate a year ago
    Love this recipe. Easy
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    Ceci Gross 2 years ago
    Very good. Used a few less peppers.
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    Jerry DeVaul 2 years ago
    family really enoyed the grits and shrimp
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    Janet Steiner 2 years ago
    Really good and easy
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    Gayle Walsh 2 years ago
    Phenomenal! I did not have bacon so I used chorizo. Wow! Was that good.
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    Nae 2 years ago
    Forgot to put cheese in the grits and it was still good! I made it for Mother’s Day brunch. My family loved it!
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    Carol 2 years ago
    My husband and I were not fond of it, at all, and it was quite difficult to make. We were in the kitchen working together, and we spent, at least, an hour making it. We were very disappointed. I have a recipe that calls for 3 tablespoons of hot sauce, so it’s definitely fires you up, but it is the best recipe I’ve come up with to date. The best shrimp and grits we’ve ever had is at a restaurant in Panama City Beach called Andy’s Flour Pot. If you ever go there, you’ve got to try it!!!
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    Jennifer R. 2 years ago
    i didnt read to put the half & half in the grits BUT being am Alabama southerner, i prefer my grits with just butter. so i was good without the cream. excellent, will make again, mayne with just a few tweeks.
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    Sandy Cash 2 years ago
    It was ok but lacked a wow factor
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    Patricia B. 3 years ago
    it turned out great. My family really loved it.
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    Vintroux 3 years ago
    It turned out nice and creamy. It was delicious!
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    Devina Selmon 3 years ago
    Killed it!!!! Used whole milk instead of half and half. Everything else remained the same and the fam loved it!