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  • Writer's pictureSouthern Spices

Blackened Shrimp and Grits

Updated: Jul 31, 2019


  • Ingredients

  • 5 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon black pepper

  • 1 ½ cups corn grits

  • 4 tablespoons salted butter

  • 4 tablespoons Southern Spices Blackened Seasoning

  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack or cheddar cheese

  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 5 slices bacon, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

  • 1 Roma tomato

  • 1 cup sliced green onions

  • 1 large clove garlic, minced

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons of Worchester Sauce


1. Bring water to a boil. Add salt and pepper. Add grits and cook until water is absorbed, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in 2 tablespoons of butter and cheese.

2. Rinse shrimp and pat dry and seasoned with Southern Spices Blackened Seasoning.

3. Using a medium frying pan, melt remainder of butter, and add shrimp.

4. Cook shrimp on both sides until pink or golden.

5. Fry the bacon in a large frying pan until browned; drain well.

6. In a separate saucepan, add heavy whipping cream, Worchester sauce, lemon juice, chopped bacon, parsley, scallions and garlic and Sauté on medium heat for 5 minutes.

7. Spoon grits into a serving bowl. Add Cajun sauce mixture, shrimp and bacon.

8. Garnish each serving with tomato and parsley. Serve immediately.

Unbelievable Taste!

Serves: 4

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