Shrimp and Grits

It's shrimp AND grits.

Servings: 
4 Servings
Prep Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ingredients: 
x
Cups
Chicken Stock - Follow instructions for grits
2
Cups
Heavy cream
2 1/2
Cups
Raw yellow grits
2
Teaspoons
Old bay
2
Cups
Shredded white new york aged cheese
2
Tablespoons
Grape seed oil
1
Pound
Peeled shrimp 30-40 count
1
Cup
Diced tomatoes
1
Teaspoon
White pepper
1/4
Cup
Green onions - chopped
1/4
Pound
Butter - whipped with 1 tablespoon hot sauce
1
Teaspoon
Salt
Instructions: 
  1. In a sauce pot over high heat, bring the chicken stock to a simmer
  2. then add the cream, grits, and seafood seasoning.
  3. 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.
  4. Reduce the heat to low, add the cheese, and stir thoroughly to blend, 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the grits from the heat and keep warm. 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.
  6. Add the tomatoes, salt, white pepper, and green onions and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Turn the heat off and add the flavored butter.
  8. Allow the butter to melt and coat the shrimp, then remove the pan from the stove.
  9. Divide the grits among the plates and spoon the shrimp-tomato mixture over the top and serve.