I have been so intimidated when it comes to this dish. I just didn’t feel confident that I could get the grits to have the right consistency. Well, today I decided to just go for it. I’m glad I did because it really paid off.
Let’s get cooking……….
(*This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive compensation if you make a purchase using the links.)
1 lb. Fresh Large Wild Caught or Organic Farm Raised Shrimp
1 Cup Organic Polenta Corn Grits ( or grits of choice)
4 Slices of Turkey Bacon
1 (8 oz.)– Pack of Baby Bella Mushrooms
1/4 Cup of Green and Red pepper (diced)
1/4 Cup of yellow onion (diced)
1/2 Cup of Extra Sharp Cheese
1-2 Green Onions (Finely chopped)
4 tsp unsalted butter (I prefer Kerrygold butter)
3 Clove of Garlic (minced)
1-2 Tbs of Grape Seed Oil or oil of choice
1/2 tsp onion powder
Salt and Pepper
Cook your grits according to the directions on the package. Once they are done remove from heat add butter, 1/2 tsp of black pepper and cheese. Stir to get everything nice and smooth.
While your grits are cooking, cook your bacon. Nice and crispy.
In a pan on low heat add a couple tablespoons of oil, your minced garlic and allow to warm for a few minutes ( allow the garlic to infuse the oil without burning).
Next add your yellow onion, peppers and mushrooms. Sprinkle in 1/2 tsp onion powder and black pepper. Turn your heat setting to medium and cook until your mushrooms are nice and tender.
Now add your peeled and deveined shrimp. They will only take a few minutes to cook so be sure to stir them every 30 seconds or so, as soon as they have turned pink and curled up they are ready to take off of the heat. Approx 2 mins per side.
Finally, it is time to plate this delicious meal. In a bowl ladle in your grits, top with the mushroom, onion, peppers and shrimp. Finely cut and add green onion, crumble 2 bacon slices and place on top.
This dish is superb. Better than restaurant quality.
Serves 4 and it’s very filling.
Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it.
Instagram // Twitter // Pinterest
Enjoy & Until Next Time,
32 thoughts on “Shrimp & Cheese Grits with sauteed Mushroom, Onion, Peppers and Crispy Bacon”
I love grits! This sounds delicious and worth a try soon. Thanks.
Thank you….I love grit’s too. I can have them for breakfast, lunch or dinner.😃
You had me at crispy bacon!! LOL
this is lovely wow
Thank you!! 😀
You had me at grits.
Lol….then I have done it again!! 😀
Ok another recipe added to my box of toddler foods! I have to share my wins with you because you get it lol. Made clean cookies tonight for baby boy, mashed bananas, oats, ground flax, and a little cinnamon. They were a hit!
Oh that sounds so good!!! I know you feel so good when it’s a hit! It’s such a gratifying feeling knowing you are making healthier thing’s for you baby! Way to go!!
Thank you ☺
Good lord woman!
So glad I’ve eaten else I’d be drooling 🍴
Drooling is welcomed….lol.
mmm, looks delicious! What time is dinner?? 🙂
Lol…..when ever you’re ready! 😀
Thank you….it is really good!
Looks gorgeous! I want! :0
This looks delish! I just love grits although it’s populatity seems to be fading out in our neck of the woods.
I love them as well. A good friend introduced me to them and since then, there’s been no turning back!
shrimp is my fave!
looks d-lish 🙂 will have to try 🙂
Thank you…..I hope you do!! ☺
Looks yummy 😊😊
Thank you!! 😀