Southern shrimp and grits

Southern Shrimp and Grits recipe


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For the grits:
2 cups water
1/2 cup yellow grits
1/2 cup white grits
2 cups whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons butter
pinch of white pepper
pinch of cayenne pepper
pinch of nutmeg
1 cup grated white cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
For the shrimp:
6 slices of bacon
1 large clove garlic
1 cup sliced scallions
2 cups sliced mushrooms
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 pound peeled shrimp
Tabasco sauce
salt
pepper

For the grits,bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Remove from heat and add 1/2 cup yellow grits and 1/2 cup white grits. Add 2 cups of whipping cream. Return to medium low heat and stir frequently for at least 1 hour. Add salt, butter, and a pinch each of white pepper, cayenne pepper, and nutmeg. Before serving add 1 cup grated white cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup shredded parmesan.

For the shrimp,fry bacon cut in small pieces. In the drippings over medium heat add, clove garlic, scallions, mushrooms, lemon juice, and shrimp. Add in Tabasco sauce, and a generous amount of salt and pepper to taste. Saute onions, mushrooms and garlic. When tender, add shrimp and seasonings and cook until shrimp are pink. Serve over grits.


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