My all-time favorite main dish is shrimp & grits. It does not get any better than thick grits and fresh, peeled shrimp.
J & I have used this shrimp & grits recipe found in Southern Living magazine a while ago.
The classic combo is a favorite recipe of the Southern states, and it is a fave of mine too.
I am again linking to Kelly’s Korner blog where Favorite Main Dishes will be shared. Come on over!
Garlic Shrimp & Grits
makes 4 servings
prep: 20 minutes
cook: 15 minutes
- 1 lb. unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp, cooked
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup whipping cream
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup quick-cooking grits, uncooked
- 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- Garnishes: chopped fresh chives, peeled and cooked shrimp, freshly ground black pepper
Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired.
Bring 3 cups of water, cream, butter, and salt to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and whisk in grits. Cook, whisking constantly, 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture is smooth. Stir in 1 lb. shrimp, cheese, and garlic, and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired.
This recipe was submitted to Southern Living by Irene Smith of Covington, GA.
Mr. B’s Bistro
Another of my favorite main dishes has always been a good hamburger. I certainly have to share my favorite one in the entire city. The honor goes to the LPG cheeseburger at La Petite Grocery (Uptown). A fresh burger with gruyere cheese and local greens is a must-try. Mouth-watering. Yummy.
I LOVE hamburgers. I prefer a thinner burger than a thicker one.
What are your favorite main dishes?
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Shrimp & Grits, y’all!