Shrimp and Grits Casserole

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Shrimp and Grits Casserole
Shrimp and grits don’t come around to often around here but will now. Never had them until my early 30’s in fact this was my 1st. They are pretty quick, easy, and cheap to build. Not sure what’s in true southern shrimp n grits but this one has cheddar, shrimp, garlic, green onion, and bacon. Wish I had made more.
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup grits
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 2 dashes salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 15 shrimp 9 chopped into 1/4 inch pieces. The other 6 leave whole for top.
  • 1/4 cup green onions Save some for garnish.
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped up. I do medium but what you like is fine.
  • 2 slices thick bacon. Chop up to 1/4 inch.
  • ¼ cup of water to make up for what you were shorted from the chicken broth...
Instructions
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan bring salt and chicken broth to a boil.
  2. Stir in grits, reduce heat, and stir 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Start oven temp to 350 degrees.
  4. In pan at medium heat cook 2 slices of chopped bacon and cook just at crispy.
  5. Add chopped green onions and garlic to bacon and push around till tender and garlic browning.
  6. You can drain fat. I don’t.
  7. Dump bacon onion mixture in grits and mix.
  8. Add one cup of cheese and chopped shrimp.
  9. Stir your grits magic til everything is even. Cheese should have melted.
  10. Rub some butter on bottom of small Pyrex.
  11. With a large spoon place grits mixture in Pyrex and smooth out.
  12. Sprinkle Cottonmouth all over remaining 5 shrimp and place them evenly on top of grits.
  13. Put your masterpiece in oven uncovered for 15 minutes.
  14. Check at 15 minute intervals until top is brown-ish.
  15. Mine took took 45 minutes.
  16. Enjoy this is a good one!

 

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