Tuesday, November 16, 2010


6 cups cooked grits, well seasoned
25 shrimp, peeled
½ pound butter
1 cup green onions
2 tablespoons minced garlic
½ pounds bacon
6 tablespoons blackening seasoning
3 eggs
1 quart buttermilk

Place cooked grits on a cookie sheet and let cool. To make egg wash: Put eggs into a mixing bowl add butter milk and whip until smooth. Cook bacon crispy drain and chop. Melt butter and add garlic, cooked bacon, chopped green onions, and cook till tender, then place sauce on the side. In another skillet place ½ cup of oil and turn heat to medium. Cut grits into triangles and roll those in a butter milk egg wash, then dredge then threw flour. Place grit cakes in oil and fry for about 4 minutes per side, after cooking place them on a paper towel to drain. Then put the shrimp into a clean skillet with a small amount of oil and blacken your shrimp. Now place grit cakes on a plate and 6 shrimp and pour some of your bacon butter sauce over top and enjoy.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Chris Raley, Banana Docks Café / Bon Appetit Catering, 36 Hillcrest Road, Mobile, Alabama 36608 | WKRG.com, WKRG-TV, 555 Broadcast Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36606, July 10, 2008

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