Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine
Total:
20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups uncooked quick grits
  • 6 ounces raw chopped shrimp
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick)
  • 4 tablespoons sliced scallions (5 to 6 scallions)
  • 2 tablespoons diced tomatoes (about 1 plum tomato)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro plus several small sprigs for garnish
  • 4 ounces shredded Cheddar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Bring water to a boil. Add grits, chopped shrimp, reduce heat to low and cook until grits are soft, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter, scallions, tomatoes, cilantro, and cheese. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Nola's Shrimp and Smoked Cheddar Grits

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Cheddar Grits

Recipe courtesy of Russell Simmons

Cheddar Cheesy Grits

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Cajun Snapper and Shrimp over Bacon Cheddar Cheese Grits with Red Pepper Coulis

Cajun Snapper and Shrimp over Bacon Cheddar Cheese Grits with Red Pepper Coulis

Recipe courtesy of Brian O'Reilly

Bacon-Wrapped Gulf Shrimp with Creamy White Cheddar Grits, Crispy Spinach and a Sweet Spicy Tomato Jam

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Shrimp and Grits

Ultimate Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here