BBQ Shrimp And Grits Recipe


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The BBQ Shrimp & Grits will transport you to New Orleans’ French Quarter.

Fresh shrimp is required for this recipe. They should be prepared in New Orleans-style. Sauteed the shrimp in butter, Worcestershire barbecue sauce, and Creole seasoning.

BBQ Shrimp and Grits

The BBQ Shrimp & Grits will transport you to New Orleans’ French Quarter.

Fresh shrimp is required for this recipe. They should be prepared in New Orleans-style bbq shrimp. Sauteed the shrimp in butter, Worcestershire barbecue sauce, and Creole seasoning.

Most cheese grits recipes include cheddar and/or Gruyere cheeses. The result is like a match made in Heaven.

Grits & Pinecones is my blog’s name. It is my responsibility to make sure that all recipes using grits such as my Easy Creamy Cheese Grits Casserole and Southern Cheese Grits Casserole are excellent.

What’s Inside the BBQ Shrimp and Grits?

  • Shrimps are the star of the party. These versatile crustaceans are available in my freezer throughout the year.
  • Lemon Juice – Enhances the flavor of shrimp
  • Worcestershire Sauce – This condiment is a true workhorse. This sauce will have a rich umami-flavored due to its sweet and salty flavors.
  • Creole seasoning is a combination of spices, peppers, and other seasonings.
  • Garlic adds a unique earthy sweetness to the dish, making it delicious.
  • Butter This buttery creaminess gives the sauce an amazing sheen.
  • Kosher Salt and Black Pepper – Enhances every dish’s flavor and makes them more harmonious.
  • Shrimp is the star, and Quick Gruits are the grits that make it shine.
  • Parmesan Cheese – Often referred to as the “king”, parmesan cheese lends cheese grits a sweet and earthy flavor that complements the BBQ shrimp.
  • Grits are creamier when made with heavy cream grits They won’t be as creamy.
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How Do You Make It Happen?

  1. Combine the Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and black pepper in a large skillet. Heat to medium.
  2. Once the sauce is boiled, add the shrimp to the pan. Continue cooking the shrimp until the color turns opaque and pink.
  3. To remove the shrimp from the saucepan, use a slotted spoon. Keep the shrimp warm.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium and add the butter cubes one by one. Continue whisking, while still moving your fingers. Then, add the butter cubes one at a time. Wait for it to melt.
  5. Once all the butter is melted and the sauce has become smooth and creamy, cover your saucepan and let it heat up.
  6. In a large saucepan, bring five cups of water to boil. Cook for seven minutes. Whisk every minute to avoid lumps.
  7. Mix the cream, butter, and cream. Stir in the parmesan cheese. Let it melt.
  8. Add the shrimp and BBQ sauce. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  9. Divide grits among four bowls, and then top each one with equal amounts of sauce and barbecue shrimp.
  10. Garnish immediately, if necessary, with parsley

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Grits?

These dried kernels have been ground into fine flour. Preparing regular grits (which has stone or coarse ground), takes between 30-60 minutes.

Quick grits take less than seven minutes to make and are easier to use. Instant Grits can be quickly and easily heated in the microwave.

What is the Difference Between Cornmeal and Grits?

All recipes use ground corn kernels. Cornmeal, finer cornmeal, is used in some recipes. It has mild corn flavors. Most recipes can use it as a substitute for grits. You can also substitute grits with cornmeal.

How Should it be Served?

This is a stand-alone dish that can be enjoyed at home. You could add a slice of my Sausage Cheese bread or one of my Hoe Cakes.

Serve barbecue shrimp and grits to brunch guests or company employees.

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Can You Make it Happen?

This could be dangerous, so I wouldn’t recommend it. I would wait until the very last minute to add the butter and shrimp.

What Can You Do with Leftovers?

To get the best results, keep the sauce and grits separate in your refrigerator.

BBQ Shrimp and Grits Tips

  • A chicken or shrimp stock could be used to enhance the flavor of your grits.
  • Heat the grits in an oven-proof saucepan on low heat. Add more liquid to warm the grits.
  • I want my grits to be loose and even. This is reflected in the amount of liquid and time it takes to prepare this recipe.
  • Parmesan can be substituted with sharp cheddar, gruyere, or gruyere.
  • Slowly add butter to the sauce.

You can let the butter separates from the sauce. Next, slowly add the remaining butter.
The preparation of this dish takes less than 45 minutes.

To make the most of my time, I wrote the recipe. It might seem overwhelming to cook bacon and also whip up grits. These ingredients are necessary to make this Southern favorite dish:

  • 12 ounces of medium-sized shrimp, peeled, deveined, and with tails
  • 1 Tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 4 slices of bacon thickly sliced, then cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1 cup hard Mahon-Menorca cheese, shredded
  • 4 chopped green onions bring chicken broth

Slowly stir in the grits while reducing heat to low-medium. Whisking for five minutes, Mix in cheese, and continue whisking for another minute to make the grits creamy. Turn off heat in the meantime, and heat a large skillet on medium heat to cook bacon until crispy.

Place the bacon in a skillet. Drain on paper towels. Drain the grease from the skillet and return it to the heat. Once the shrimp are cooked bacon, saute garlic and shrimp in the pan. Add the bacon and barbecue sauce to the pan. Stir to combine.

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