Shrimp and Cheesy Grits
Actress Katherine Bailess of BET's "Hit the Floor," is making a Southern favorite in the kitchen.

Ingredients for Shrimp

  • 1/2 cup chopped Canadian bacon
  • 1 cup red & green bell peppers (strips, julienned)
  • 1 10 oz can (drained) tomatoes w/ green chiles (Rotel)
  • 2 lbs med or large shrimp (26 to 30)
  • 1/2 cup green onions (thinly sliced)

Ingredients for Cheesy Grits

  • 1 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1 16 oz can chicken broth
  • 1 cup quick cooking grits
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar (grated)

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits - Home & Family

Directions for Shrimp

Cook bacon for 3 min (constant stir). Add peppers, cook for 10 min. Add tomatoes, cook 5 min. add shrimp, cook 3-5 min. Add green onions last and keep warm. Salt & Pepper as needed.

Directions for Cheesy Grits

Bring milk & broth to a boil, add grits and cook 5-7 min till creamy and soft (not gritty) add cheese, salt if needed.

Pour the shrimp over a bowl of cheese grits and enjoy!

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