Sunday, March 6, 2016

Shrimp and Grits

going shopping for recipe



1c stone ground grits
1T sugar
2T butter (+ 4T cold, cubed)
3lbs shrimp peeled tails on
2T spice rub:
       1T paprika - 1 T salt- 1T garlic powder - 1T onion powder -
       1T cayenne - 1T dried oregano - 1T dried thyme
cracked black pepper
1/2 diced yellow onion
3 diced bell peppers (1green -1red-1yellow)
2 large ribs celery -diced
3 cloves minced garlic
1/4 c dry white wine
1/2 c Worcestershire sauce
1 c chicken broth
1 c heavy cream
1/4 t salt
1/4 c chopped chives
1 lemon

1c grits, 1 T sugar,..cook grits according to package directions...add 2T butter to finish

season shrimp with spice rub and a lot of pepper
heat a T of EVOO in pan and saute 1-2 minutes---(do in batches, dont crowd pan) remove shrimp from pan
add more oil- add onions, peppers,celery and garlic cook til slightly wilted- add wine, deglaze, then add Worcestershire, chicken stock, cream and cubed butter...bring to boil...then turn down to simmer for 20 minutes....add shrimp and chives.... squeeze juice of 1/2 a lemon on top ...serve over cooked grits