Cajun Sausage Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and grits are a Southern favorite. Here, hearty andouille sausage adds a Cajun kick.

Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living

Recipe Time

Cook Time:
Prep Time:


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, medium-size raw shrimp (31/40 count)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 pound andouille or smoked sausage, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 (14-oz.) can chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • Creamy Cheddar Cheese Grits

Preparation

  1. 1. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.
  2. 2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; gradually whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, until flour is a light caramel color (about 6 minutes).
  3. 3. Add onion, bell pepper, and celery, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Add sausage, and cook 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, salt, and pepper, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Bring to a light boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  4. 4. Stir in shrimp, cream, and green onions, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve over Creamy Cheddar Cheese Grits.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Cajun Sausage Shrimp and Grits Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy