If you’re looking for a southern dish to wow your friends and family look no further than this southern classic Shrimp and Cheesy Grits.
Cheesy Grits – Chicken Stock or Vegetable Stock – Whole Milk – Sea Salt – Black Pepper – Stone-ground Grits – Cheddar Cheese Shredded
Add chicken broth and milk, to a 2-quart saucepan and bring to a gentle boil. Add a pinch of salt and the grits, whisking together.
Bring back to a low boil as you continue to stir. Reduce heat to low, Cover grits and continue simmer for 20-25 minutes.
While grits are cooking, cook the bacon strips until crispy. Set aside and allow to fully drain on a paper towel.
When grits are finished cooking, remove from heat and stir in the butter and shredded Cabot cheddar cheese, mixing until fully incorporated.
Dredge the shrimp in the combined smoked paprika and cajun seasonings. Add the shrimp and sliced garlic to the pan cooking the shrimp on each side.