Bacon, crushed red pepper and sautéed garlic gives this Shrimp and Grits recipe robust flavors. Garnish with finely chopped parsley before serving. Your family will love this tasty dish.
- 4 cups water
- 1 3/4 cups quick grits
- 4 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes
- 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
- 5 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails removed
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
PLACE water, grits and bouillon in large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes; reduce heat to low. Stir in 1 cup evaporated milk; cover. Cook, stirring frquently, for 6 to 8 minutes or until grits are tender.
COOK bacon in medium skillet over medium heat until crisp; drain. Return bacon to skillet; add shrimp, garlic and crushed red papper. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add wine; scrape any brown bits that are stuck to the bottom of skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 2 minutes or until wine has reduced by half. Stir in remaining evaporated milk. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
DIVIDE grits among four bowls. Top with shrimp mixture; sprinkle with parsley.
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Made this for dinner tonight & fam loved it! The only reason 4 stars instead of 5 is because I had to let shrimp mixture sit for about 10-15 minutes before it thickened. But other than that it was great!