Fort Louise's Shrimp & Grits
Serves: 1 serving
 
Ingredients
Grits
  • 1 ½ cups coarse ground yellow grits
  • 1 qt. cream
  • 3 tablespoon pureed chipotle peppers
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar
Shrimp topping
  • 5 shrimp
  • 3 mushrooms
  • 4 heirloom cherry tomatoes
  • 3 pearl onions
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions
Instructions
For the grits
  1. Pour 1 quart of cream in a pot and place over low heat.
  2. Let the cream heat to its boiling point and pour in 1 ½ cups coarse ground yellow grits.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of shredded white cheddar and 3 tablespoons of pureed chipotle peppers, 3 tablespoons of salt and ½ a tablespoon of black pepper.
  4. Stir continuously for 3 minutes then turn cut the heat and set aside.
For the shrimp
  1. Heat a sauté pan on high heat and add about 2 tablespoons of oil.
  2. Once the oil is hot, throw in about 3 pearl onions cut in half and 5 shrimp.
  3. Allow to cook for 1 minute and flip the shrimp.
  4. Add about 4 cherry tomatoes cut in half and 3 mushrooms cut into quarters.
  5. Sauté for about 3 minutes and add a teaspoon of chopped garlic and cook 1 more minute.
  6. Deglaze with ½ a cup of white wine and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, then finish with 1 tablespoon of butter.
  7. Place about 2 cups of finished grits in a bowl, pour the contents of the sauté pan over the grits and top with 1 tablespoon of chopped scallions.
Recipe by StyleBlueprint at https://styleblueprint.com/everyday/shrimp-grits-a-delicious-recipe-for-this-southern-staple/