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pappadeaux shrimp and grits recipe

Pappadeaux Shrimp And Grits Recipe

Take your seafood dish skills to the next level with this delicious Shrimp and Grits recipe from Pappadeaux. Restaurant-level quality seafood that you can make at home.
4.57 from 16 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 438 kcal
  • 1 Skillet
  • 1 pot
For the grits
  • 1 cup quick grits
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup nutmilk (hazelnut)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 can celery soup
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
For the shrimps
  • 6 slices smoked bacon
  • 1 pound large shrimps
  • 2 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3 green onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • Cook the bacon in a skillet on medium heat until crispy.
  • Remove the bacon from the pan and cut into small pieces, be sure to leave all the bacon grease in the pan as we’ll need it later.
  • Add 3 cups of water to a pot and bring to a boil, add the grits and salt. Cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
  • Once up to temperature remove from the heat. Throw in the cheddar, nut milk, cream, and butter. Whisk thoroughly until smooth to make those perfectly creamy grits.
  • In a pan, sauté green onion, garlic, and sliced red bell pepper in the avocado oil on medium heat for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the giant shrimp (ensure they are defrosted beforehand if you are using frozen shrimp) and add additional seasonings. Cajun seasoning, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper.
  • Fry the seasoned shrimp on medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until browned.
  • To this pan, add the chicken or vegetable broth along with the sauteed vegetables and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Place the cheesy grits onto a plate and then spoon the sauce and some shrimp on top.
  • Finely chop some parsley and season, and finally, add some fresh lemon to the shrimp. You’re done!
Calories: 438kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 15gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 1185mgPotassium: 207mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1011IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 227mgIron: 2mg