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Shrimp and Grits


Shrimp and Grits

Indulge in a soulful taste of the South with every spoonful of our Shrimp & Grits recipe. Get ready to say, “mmmmm" as the versatility of Grits take center stage!
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Cook Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 641kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs medium raw shrimp peeled & deveined
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups War Eagle Mill Organic White Corn Grits
  • 6 slices of bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper. finely chopped
  • 2 garic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp War Eagle Mill Organic Unbleached All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese grated


  • Combine shrimp, lemon juice, and hot suace.
  • Let shrimp marinate in fridge for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Bring 6 cups of water and 1 tsp salt to a boil.
  • Gradually add 1 1/2 cups grits, stiring constantly.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 35-40 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • When done, stir in butter and cheese. Cover and set aside.
  • while grits are cooking, brown bacon in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add red onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until onion is soft.
  • Add green onion and flour.
  • Saute for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in stock and 1/2 tsp of salt.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add in shrimp and cook until opaque.
  • Mound grits in a bowl and top with shrimp.


Our War Eagle Mill Organic White or Yellow Corn Grits serve as the perfect canvas to bring this classic Southern dish to life. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with the harmonious blend of savory shrimp and the creamy goodness of our organic grits. With a dash of sweetness, a kick of spice, or a sprinkle of cheese, you can customize this dish to suit your palate. Prepare to be delighted as the flavors mingle and create a symphony of deliciousness.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 641kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 331mg | Sodium: 1578mg | Potassium: 793mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1009IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 335mg | Iron: 2mg

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