Grits with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Here is a quick but supremely tasty version of shrimp and grits that is perked up with lemon juice.


  • 1 pound (16 – 20 count shrimp), peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup white grits
  • 1 tablespoon Better Than Bouillon® Roasted Chicken Base mixed with 4 cups hot water
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon The Original “Louisiana” Brand Hot Sauce™
  • 2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley


  • 1. Add the chicken broth to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the grits, stir and cook according to the package.
  • 2. Add the butter to a large sauté pan and melt over high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 - 2 minutes per side. Add the garlic and Hot Sauce and cook for 30 seconds more. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the lemon zest, juice and parsley.
  • 3. Divide the grits between 4 bowls and ladle the shrimp over the top of the grits, butter sauce too. Serve immediately.
  • Servings : 4