SHRIMP-N-GRITS ALFREDO WITH A KICK

 

  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Backstory

Now matter where the MidLife Road Trip travels to, Rick is bound and determined to try Shrimp and Grits. Born and raised in the south, he truly is a shrimp and grits devotee and has developed his recipe. Watch your waistline and grab the defibrillator this recipe isn't for the diet conscious.

Ingredients

  • Ingredients (Shrimp)
  • 10-14 large uncooked shrimp
  • red bell pepper (6 julienne slices)
  • green bell pepper (6 julienne slices)
  • ¼ onion (julienne cut)
  • 1 jalapeno (diced)
  • 3 sundried tomatoes (diced) or grape tomatoes halved
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • Bacon can be added at finish if desired
  • Ingredients (Grits Alfredo)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅔ cup polenta (or grits)
  • ¼ pkg cream cheese
  • ¼ stick butter
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 6 sprigs fresh cilantro (chopped)

Directions

  • Shrimp Directions
  • Saute shrimp, red & green bell pepper, onion, jalapeno, over medium heat
  • after about 2 minutes.
  • Add salt, pepper and heavy whipping cream.
  • Continue cooking until juices are reduced to about ½
  • Grits Directions
  • Combine water, heavy whipping cream, cream cheese, and butter to a boil.
  • Slowly stir in grits
  • Reduce to low heat, continue to occasionally stir until grits are thick & creamy
  • Stir in Parmesan cheese and chopped cilantro
  • Plate Shrimp on top of alfredo grits

Categories: Misc. One Dish  Shellfish 

Author Credit: MidLife Road Trip

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