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Shrimp and Rice Grits

Main Dishes

Fish and Seafood


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped bell pepper
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup flour
1 qt. warm chicken stock
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 green onions, chopped and divided
Creole seasoning
Salt, pepper


Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic, and sauté until tender. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables and cook, stirring constantly, about 5 minutes. Add warmed chicken stock, one ladle at a time, stirring until fully incorporated. Stir in cream and bring sauce to a simmer. Add shrimp and green onions (minus 2 tablespoons), and cook until shrimp turn pink. Season to taste and serve over prepared Delta Blues Rice Grits. Top each serving with remaining green onions.


Recipe courtesy of Delta Blues Rice

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