Ramona DeBreaux's Cajun Shrimp & Grits with Wayfield Foods

sponsored by Wayfield Foods

May 8, 2018

Think you need to head out to an expensive cajun restaurant to get shrimp & grits?  Think again!  Ramona has a quick an easy way for you to enjoy this New Orleans staple at thome!  Go to www.wayfieldfoods.com to find your nearest store and check out what's on sale...and remember...eat better and spend less at Wayfield Foods!

Ingredients:

  • Quick grits
  • 14.5 oz can chicken broth
  • Block of cream cheese (whipped if possible)
  • Land o Lakes whipped butter
  • Pack of Jumbo Shrimp
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Tiny jar of red peppers if not a smalllllll red pepper 
  • 2 stems of green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Bunch of fresh basil stems

Directions:

  1. Combine 1/2 cup instant grits, 14.5 oz can chicken broth and 1.5 oz water
  2. Mince 2 cloves garlic
  3. Finely slice 2 green onions
  4. Cook grits to package directions
  5. Mix in 2.5 oz cream cheese
  6. Whip until melted and creamy
  7. Add tablespoon butter and 2 tablespoons olive oil to saucepan
  8. Add garlic, basil, paprika
  9. Add 1/2 pound raw shrimp
  10. Season with black pepper and roasted red peppers
  11. Sautee until light pink and slightly golden
  12. Add chopped green onions
  13. Serve over grits

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