‘Tis the weekend of the great Isle of Eight Flags Annual Shrimp Festival, and our mouths are already watering for our favorite shrimp dishes. The following is a fantastic and easy Shrimp and Grits recipe that you can make at home. Happy Shrimp Festival!
Easy Shrimp and Grits
Stone ground yellow grits
8-slices thick cut bacon, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
3 green onions, sliced
Handful chopped parsley
Cook 4-servings grits according to package directions. When grits are nearly done, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 4 teaspoons drippings. Saute the shrimp, garlic and seasoning in drippings until shrimp turn pink. Stir in reserved bacon; heat through. Serve with grits and sprinkle with onions, parsley, and lemon wedges.