I've had grits and I'm a huge shrimp lover. However, I never had the two together. I remember growing up eating mayi moulen (corn meal). A haitian dish my mom made often by itself and it filled me up like I just had a feast. Yummers!
There were so many versions out there so of course *in my Frank Sinatra voice* I did it my way.
-Butter(I used the smart balance kind)
-Fresh Garlic (crushed)
A must have
Bring 2-3 cups water to boil add some salt. Add grits and cook for about 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Remove from stove and let stand. I forgot how quickly this stuff cooks. On to cooking the shrimp.
I marinated the shrimps over night with
parsley, sesoned salt, garlic, and leftover stock from crab boil
Freshly cut ingredients that will keep the shrimps company
Here we go! Whoop Whoop!
Heat butter and olive oil to skillet (the amount depends on you I pretty much eyeball the situation) add veggie mix and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Add marinated shrimp; cook for about 5 minutes and….
I wish the grits came with a warning label. I was trying to take pics as it was cooking and next thing you know I was under attack. It was bubbling and spitting at me. Ouch!!! Another winner going in my recipe book.