I was looking for something to read the other day and ran across a cook book named “Creole for the Soul” It was published by Our Lady Queen of Heaven School in Lake Charles Louisiana. Not only were the recipes outstanding but it was very entertaining reading. Here on of the recipes that sounding good to me. I will let you know.
Spicy Grits with Shrimp
- 3 cups of water
- 1 cup of whipping cream
- 1/2 stick of butter
- Salt to taste
- 1 cup of quick-cooking grits
- 1 pound of fresh shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup of shredded pepper jack cheese
- Garlic power to taste
- Louisiana hot pepper sauce to taste
- Finely chopped green onion tops
Bring the water, cream, 1/4 cup of butter and salt to a boil in a large sauce pan over medium high heat. Reduce the heat to medium. Stir in the grits. Cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until the mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Stir in the shrimp, pepper jack cheese and garlic power. Stir in butter to taste along with the hot sauce. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes more and sprinkle with a little more pepper jack and green onions. Let me know how you like it.