Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Total:
35 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
25 min
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • 2 cups quick white grits
  • 1 pound fresh ham steak, (not cooked) either one large steak or 2 (1/2 pound) steaks
  • 1 cup strong coffee
  • 8 slices white bread, toasted and brushed with butter

Directions

In a saucepan, over medium heat, add the milk and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Bring the liquid to a boil. Whisk in the grits. Stir constantly for 6 minutes or until tender.

Set aside and keep warm. Heat a skillet over medium heat. When the pan is hot, add the ham and sear for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove the ham from the pan and set aside. Stir in the coffee. Bring the liquid to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. To serve, cut the ham into four portions. Spoon the grits in the center of each plate. Lay each piece of the ham next to the grits. Spoon the gravy over the ham. Serve with toast.

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