10-Minute Shrimp & Grits
Recipe type: Worknight Dinners, Cooking for a Crowd
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup stone-ground grits
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  1. Bring water to a boil and season with salt and pepper. Add grits and cook until water is absorbed, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in three tablespoons butter and cheese.
  2. If using frozen shrimp, defrost according to package directions. If using fresh shrimp, rinse and pat dry. Add the remaining two tablespoons of butter to a skillet and melt over medium heat, then add shrimp. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Add lemon juice, parsley and garlic. Saute for 3-5 minutes or until mixture is fully coated.
  3. Spoon grits into a serving bowl. Add shrimp mixture and mix well. Serve immediately
Recipe by In Good Taste at https://ingoodtaste.kitchen/10-minute-shrimp-and-grits/