Shrimp and Grits refers to a South Carolina breakfast dish. The dish is easily prepared with shrimp, bacon, spices, cheese, sauces and ground grits. A filling dish, it can be made for light casual or festive brunch or meals.
Traditional Method of Cooking Shrimp and Grits
The conventional Shrimp and Grits is made with shrimp, ground grits, hot pepper sauce, cheese, scallions, onions, clove, bell pepper, butter and chicken stock. The shrimp is first marinated in lemon juice and pepper sauce. Meanwhile, the grits are boiled. Gravy is prepared by frying bacon, peppers, onions and garlic in a skillet and then adding chicken stock. The grits are buttered and gravy is added. The shrimp is then stirred in and cooked till done.
Shrimp and Grits Recipes
Delicious Shrimp and Grits recipes have been invented according to regional tastes. For example, spicy and curried versions of Shrimp and Grits are popular with many Americans.