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Cheesy Shrimp and Grits

From Here, but cut in half for 2 people

You will need

  • 1.5cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 3 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


Bring chicken broth to a boil over medium-high heat; stir in grits. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in salt, pepper, butter and cheese

Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon from pan.

Cook shrimp in same pan over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until almost pink, stirring occasionally. Add lemon juice, worcestershire, parsely green onions, and garlic and cook 3 minutes. Stir in bacon.

Spoon grits onto individual plates or into shallow bowls; top with shrimp mixture. Serve immediately.