OUR FAVORITE SHRIMP AND GRITS - Cured
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OUR FAVORITE SHRIMP AND GRITS

INGREDIENTS

1 diced yellow onion

1 diced red pepper

1 diced green pepper

minced garlic 3 cloves

andouille sausage (usually 2 links from whole foods)

1lb shrimp (3-4 ppl)

2 packages chicken broth

1/2 & 1/2 or heavy cream

1 cup of grits

olive oil

salt

pepper

old bay

TO MAKE THE SAUCE: 

pull apart and brown andouille in a little bit of oil & set aside in a bowl

saute onion in brown bits & more oil if needed (about 5 min)

once softened add peppers & cook for another 3-5 min

add 1 container of chicken broth & sausage, bring to a boil

simmer (we usually reduce this for a couple hours but it can be cooked less time)

*we often refrigerate overnight and skim fat off next day, but you don’t need to

TO MAKE THE GRITS

bring other container of stock to boil and add grits stirring, reduce heat & continue stirring periodically

cook for 30-50 min

add water as necessary

add a little bit of cream at the end before serving

TO MAKE THE SHRIMP

saute garlic in olive oil until translucent on medium heat,

on high heat, add shrimp and season with old bay, salt/pepper

cook no more than 2 min usually