Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Shrimp and Pepper Jack Grits
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Slowly whisk in the grits. Reduce the heat to a steady simmer and cook, whisking occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Whisk in 1 tablespoon butter and the cheese until melted. Season with salt. Set aside and cover to keep warm.

Meanwhile, season the shrimp with salt and the cayenne. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat; add 1 tablespoon butter. Add the shrimp and cook until opaque and lightly browned around the edges, about 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate.

Add 1 tablespoon butter, the celery, bell pepper, garlic, scallion whites and a pinch of salt to the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Add the tomato and cook until the pieces just start softening, about 1 minute.

Return the shrimp to the skillet along with the lemon juice, 2 tablespoons water and the remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Cook, tossing to coat, about 1 minute. Season with salt. Top each serving of grits with the shrimp and scallion greens.

Photograph by Ryan Dausch

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Shrimp Stir-Fry

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Sausage, Shrimp and Peppers over Cheesy Grits

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Jack Daniel's Shrimp Shooters

Recipe courtesy of Dan Smith

Pepper Jack Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Damaris Phillips

Pretzel Pepper Jack Cheese Sticks

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Cajun Snapper and Shrimp over Bacon Cheddar Cheese Grits with Red Pepper Coulis

Recipe courtesy of Brian O'Reilly|Robert Irvine

Louisiana Grilled Shrimp with Cheddar Cheese Poblano Grit Cakes, Rouille and Pepper Jelly

Recipe courtesy of Greg Picolo

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.