Make with fresh shrimp, smoked sausage, and creamy grits, Shrimp & Grits prove to be a good choice for breakfast or dinner.

Julia Dowling Rutland
Recipe by Coastal Living February 2014

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Ginny Branch

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine broth and whipping cream in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil, and whisk in grits. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese, salt, pepper, and 4 tablespoons butter. Set aside, and keep warm.

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  • Brown sausage in a skillet over medium-high heat; remove from pan with a slotted spoon, reserving drippings in pan, and set aside.

  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in hot drippings in skillet. Add shallots and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add shrimp, and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in thyme and next 3 ingredients; cook 2 minutes.

  • Stir reserved sausage into shrimp mixture. Spoon reserved grits onto individual plates or bowls; top with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley and green onions. Serve immediately.

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