We really like this one....great comfort food. I never liked grits, probably because all I could find was quick grits and they reminded me of cream of wheat. I found some coarse ground grits at Trader Joe's and loved them. Never saw them there again, sighhh.
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Shrimp and Grits
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Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 cups water
1 can chicken broth -- (14 1/2 ounce)
3/4 cup half-and-half
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup grits (we like coarse-ground)
3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
3 slices bacon
1 lb medium shrimp -- peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup flour
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced green onion -- or diced onions
2 cloves garlic -- minced (2-4)
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (or 1/2 tsp)
1 Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan, whisk in grits, reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened; add cheddar cheese and next 4 ingredients; set aside but keep warm.
2 Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon and drain on paper towels, reserve 1 tablespoon of drippings in skillet; crumble bacon and set aside.
3 Sprinkle shrimp with pepper and salt; dredge in flour.
4 Saute mushrooms in hot drippings in skillet 5 minutes or until tender. Add green onions and saute 2 minutes; add shrimp and garlic and saute 2 minutes or until shrimp are lightly brown; stir in chicken broth, lemon juice and hot sauce and cook 2 more minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from skillet.
5 Divide grits into 4 large, shallow soup bowls; divide shrimp mixture into four servings and place on top of grits; top each serving with crumbled bacon and serve with lemon wedges.
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original recipe: Crooks Corner Shrimp And Grits Recipe - Food.com