Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller 
Hands-on Time
35 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 5 Mins
Makes 8 servings

Spicy andouille, sautéed shrimp, and old-fashioned grits are the backbone of flavor for this One-Pot Shrimp and Grits. Avoid overcrowding the pot when cooking the shrimp so they will brown and cook through quickly.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook sausage in a large Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring often, 5 to 7 minutes or until browned. Remove sausage using a slotted spoon; reserve drippings in Dutch oven. Drain sausage on paper towels.

Step 2

Stir oil into drippings. Cook shrimp, in batches, in hot drippings over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until opaque; remove with slotted spoon. Reduce heat to medium.

Step 3

Sauté onion and celery in Dutch oven over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in wine, and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until reduced by half. Stir in broth and next 7 ingredients, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Whisk in grits; return mixture to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened. Stir in oregano, reserved sausage, and shrimp. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 more minutes.

Ratings & Reviews

jenfar's Review

June 04, 2014
Absolutely delicious! I grew up on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, and this tastes like home. Already had bacon, so used that instead of sausage, did not add any extra oil. Also added a sprinkle of parmesan cheese at the end. I wanted more heat, so I added a little extra cayenne.