Gluten-Free Real Louisiana Shrimp And Grits Recipe
If you're going to try one Southern dish in your life, make it shrimp and grits. This warm + spicy shrimp and grits recipe is made with Gulf Shrimp, which is the best way to eat it - other than all the time.
Bring water to a boil with a little salt and the butter. Slowly pour in the grits, stirring constantly. Cook until thick, 5-10 minutes – packages usually tell you longer (some say 15 minutes, some as much as 20-30), but grits cook quickly, and the length of time isn’t as important as the texture and thickness. Keep in mind that the grits will continue to thicken as they cool even a few degrees.
In a large bowl, toss the shrimp in the spice mix to coat evenly; set aside. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Sauté the onion, garlic, bell pepper and celery until the veggies are translucent. Add the shrimp, and cook 2-3 minutes on each side, until they start to turn white (don’t cook all the way through). Stir in the stock, scraping the pan for all the flavor bits. Let simmer for about 5 minutes, until the liquid has cooked down to half.
To serve, ladle grits into bowls, top with shrimp, then spoon the remaining liquid and veggie mixture evenly over each serving.
Make it Dairy Free: use olive oil in place of butter