Florida Style Shrimp & Grits with Lagostina
  • 3 slices thick cut bacon
  • 2 cups of thawed frozen super sweet niblet corn
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups stone ground grits
  • 2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 green onion finely chopped
  • 1 pound fresh shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 lemon juiced
  1. Fry bacon until crispy and set aside - leaving hot grease in pan.
  2. Add in thawed corn and let cook until brown.
  3. Mix in chicken broth and heavy cream and bring to a boil.
  4. Add in grits and let cook on low until all liquid is absorbed, stirring often.
  5. Mix in shredded cheese until well combined. Set aside and wipe pan clean.
  6. Return pan to stove with butter and green onion.
  7. Once butter has melted add in shrimp, seasonings, and lemon juice. Let cook until shrimp are cooked through and butter starts to caramelize.
  8. Add bacon to shrimp and let cook 2-3 minutes.
  9. Pour shrimp over grits.
  10. Enjoy!