Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits
3/4 cup yellow stone-ground grits
3 cups milk
1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon butter
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1.In a medium saucepan, bring the milk to a boil. Stir in the grits, and reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until silky, about 10 minutes.
2.Meanwhile, heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onions until tender, then toss in shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink. Stir shrimp mixture into grits, and continue cooking for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.
I picked this recipe in honor of being in SC this week. My hubby loves shrimp and grits! Some recipe are much more complicated than others. I just found this recipe online and haven't tried it yet, but it seems simple enough that even I could do it. LOL
Have a great day!!
Peace and love,