Sauteed Shrimp & Grits

Submitted by: Susan Sasek
This is one I have to try --

Serves: ~ 4

Ingredients

1/2 c white old fashioned grits
1-1/4 c milk
1-1/4 c whipping cream
2 T butter
1 t salt

2 T olive oil
1 thinly sliced Vidalia onion
Salt
Pepper
24 fresh cleaned shrimp
6 chopped garlic cloves
6 oz lager beer
1 juiced lemon
1 T fresh thyme
2 T butter
1 chopped peeled tomato

Method

Make the Grits:
Bring milk & grits to a slow boil. Simmer for about 18 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add heavy cream, 2 T butter & 1 t. salt

In separate pan, saute onion in 1/2 t olive oil, dash of salt & pepper, until golden brown.

Cook shrimp in the remaining olive oil. Add salt, pepper, chopped garlic & beer.
Squeeze in lemon juice & simmer for 1 minute.

Finish sauce with fresh thyme, 2 T butter, sauteed onion & chopped tomatoes.

Divide grits into bowls & top with Shrimp & sauce.
Garnish with Thyme
Serve with green salad

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