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Shrimp and Grits

Date Added: Oct 31, 2010 American Soul Food
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

Ready In

25 mins

Serving

2

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Description

Watch Chef Carrino make shrimp and grits, a classic southern recipe with a twist.


Ingredients

  • 3  Each Tiger Shrimp, whole
  • 1
  • 3  Table Spoon(s) Tiger Shrimp, cut up
  • 2
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Shallot, minced
  • 3
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Garlic, minced
  • 4
  • 4  Cup(s) Vegetable Broth or Chicken Broth
  • 5
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Butter, unsalted
  • 6
  •  To Taste Salt and Pepper
  • 7
  •  To Taste Fresh Parsley, Chives and Thyme, chopped (equal parts)
  • 8
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Harissa Paste (optional)
  • 9
  • 1  Cup(s) Grits
  • 10
  • 1  Each Egg
  • 11
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Vegetable Oil
  • 12

Directions

    1. Add oil and butter to a skillet on high heat
    2. Add the cut shrimp to the skillet
    3. Season with salt and pepper
    4. Add shallots and garlic to the shrimp and stir
    5. Add the grits and half of the vegetable stock
    6. Slowly mix and let it thicken, about 5 minutes
    7. Add the rest of the vegetable stock
    8. Once the grits have thickened add harissa paste and herbs, mix and let thicken, stirring occasionally
    9. Heat up a small skillet, saute the whole shrimp, cook until translucent
    10. Place grits into a serving bowl and place the 3 whole shrimp on top
    11. Add egg yolk on top of the grits, warm up in a broiler for 30 seconds
    12. Serve and Enjoy!

     


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