Southern Shrimp and Grits

When you visit the Southern USA you have a try a bowl of this spicy dish! Some of the best comfort food comes from the American South and shrimp and grits ranks near the top! Shrimp and grits is true Lowcountry cuisine from coastal Carolina and Georgia. Imagine a spicy saucy shrimp with some creamy corn grits with cheese for a nice balance of flavor. This is a must try recipe and feel free to get creative. The grits are a blank canvas to add something spicy to. Like cajun flavors? Add some spicy cajun style shrimp.


1 cup grits
2 cups milk
1 1/4 cup vegetable broth
3 Tbsp. butter
1 cup cheddar
12 oz. shrimp
1 slice bacon thick slices, cubed
2 garlic cloves
1 onion small, sliced thinly
12 oz petite diced tomatoes
1 cup vegetable broth
1/2 Tsp. Kosher salt
1/4 tsp. cayenne
1 dash cinnamon
4 Tbsp. parsley for garnish