Shrimp and Cheesy Grits Recipe

shrimp and cheesy grits

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Here’s a recipe that’s quick and delicious from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Executive Chef. Watch the video to learn how to prepare this entree that’s sure to please. Your family and dinner guests will be glad you did. Don’t be surprised when they ask for it again. Grab the ingredients and get cooking.

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits
Serves 4
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  2. 1 clove garlic, chopped
  3. 1 oz. lemon Juice
  4. 2 oz. olive oil
  5. 1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  6. 4 cups water
  7. Salt to taste
  8. 1 cup grits
  9. 2 tbsp. butter
  10. 2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
  11. 2 tbsp. parsley, chopped
  12. ½ cup scallion greens, chopped
Instructions
  1. Mix together garlic, lemon juice, oil and Cajun seasoning. Add shrimp and marinate.
  2. In a medium sauce pan bring the water and salt to a boil. Add the grits. Cover and reduce heat to a simmer according to package directions. Stir the grits occasionally. When done, stir in the butter and cheese. Keep warm till service.
  3. Place the shrimp on a hot grill. Cook for 2 minutes and turn the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp is firm and turning pink.
  4. Spoon the grits onto a plate or bowl, add the grilled shrimp and top with parsley and scallions.
Notes
  1. Courtesy of Executive Chef Mike Beadles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa, Florida.
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