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Shrimp-n-Grits Alfredo with a kick

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 10 minutes


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)

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

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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.

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