shrimp and grits dish


  • 4 cups of water
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup ground grits
  • 3 tbsp butter 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced


  1. Bring water to a boil. Add salt and pepper to your liking. Stir in the grits and cook until water is absorbed for about 20-25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter and cheese.
  2. Rinse Shrimp and pat dry. Fry the bacon in a large skillet until browned. Then drain well. Add the shrimp to the grease. Cook until shrimp turns pink. Add in the lemon juice, chopped bacon, parsley, scallions and garlic. Saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Spoon grits into a serving bowl. Add shrimp mixture and mix well.

Serve immediately.