Stick-to-Your-Ribs Shrimp & Grits
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Yields: 4 servings
A simple, delicious and inexpensive meal that's hearty and sticks to your ribs.
  • 4 cups chicken stock or water
  • 1 cup grits
  • 4 strips of bacon
  • 3-4 tablespoons bacon grease
  • 80 small shrimp, thawed
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  1. Prepare grits according to package directions. *Use chicken stock in place of water for flavor.
  2. Fry bacon until crispy, then chop. Reserve 3-4 tablespoons of the grease.
  3. While the grits are cooking, heat the bacon grease over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, bacon, green onion, parsley and garlic. Let it cook for 1-minute, then stir in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Let it cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. While the shrimp is cooking, stir butter and cheddar cheese into the grits.
  5. Spoon the shrimp mixture over the cheesy grits.
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