Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Shrimp and Grits

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 42 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 27 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

3 cups chicken stock

2 cups heavy cream

2 1/2 cups raw yellow grits, not instant

1 teaspoon seafood seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)

2 cups shredded Havarti cheese

2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

1 pound peeled and deveined bay shrimp, 30/40 count

1 cup diced tomatoes

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon white pepper

1/4 cup green onions, thinly chopped on the bias

1/4 pound butter, whipped with 1 tablespoon hot sauce

Directions

  1. In a sauce pot over high heat, bring the chicken stock to a simmer, then add the cream, grits, and seafood seasoning. Reduce the heat to medium-low and continue to cook until the mixture has thickened and all the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, add the cheese, and stir thoroughly to blend, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove the grits from the heat and keep warm. 
  2. In a saute pan over medium heat, add the grapeseed oil and shrimp, and cook, stirring, until the shrimp are faint pink in color, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt, white pepper, and green onions and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Turn the heat off and add the flavored butter. Allow the butter to melt and coat the shrimp, then remove the pan from the stove. 
  3. Divide the grits among the plates and spoon the shrimp-tomato mixture over the top and serve.

Choose a topic to find related recipes.

Fudge Factor

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.