Yield

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 20 jumbo Gulf shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails intact
  • 8 strips Applewood smoked bacon, cut crosswise into thirds
  • 4 large wooden skewers, soaked in water 10 minutes
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups dark chicken stock
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons pepper jelly
  • 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter
  • 3 cups Mr. B's stone-ground grits, prepared
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

How to Make It