Bacon Shrimp Grits New Orleans

 Tasty Comfort Food for the Winter that Just Won’t Leave!

 Ingredients:

  • 12 slices GODSHALL’S Real Wood Smoked Turkey Bacon
  • 1/2 lb Raw Shrimp (Shelled and Deveined)
  • 2 Cups Whole Milk + 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 3/4 Cup Quick Grits
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 Stick Butter
  • 3 oz Goat Cheese
  • 8 oz White Cheddar
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced Fine (about 1 Tablespoon)
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion (Minced Fine)
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Pepper (Minced Fine)
  • 1 Well Rounded Teaspoon Adobo
  • 2 Tablespoons New Orleans Seasoning (powder or sauce)

 Instructions:

  1. Lightly brown diced bacon in pan. Remove bacon while leaving browned bits and residue in pan.
  2. Melt butter
  3. Add onions, garlic and pepper. Stir till softened.
  4. Add heavy cream and  New Orleans Seasoning then simmer.
  5. Add shrimp and remove from heat then cover.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. Bring milk to a boil
  8. Add grits and return to boil then reduce to medium simmer (Stir often).
  9. As grits become creamy add goat cheese and adobo stirring often.
  10. Pour remaining milk into bottom of casserole dish.
  11. Pour in grits and stir in half of cheddar.
  12. Swirl in shrimp and bacon sauce mixture.
  13. Top with bacon and remaining cheddar cheese
  14. Cover with lid or foil and bake. (approx. 20 minutes)
  15. Uncover and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden on top
  16. Remove and ENJOY!