Entry #3135, December 22, 2013
A seafood recipe for your holiday brunch menu is a perfect idea! Try this One-Pot Shrimp and Grits recipe that your guests will definitely love. It’s a healthy recipe for all ages and will make it a great main course for your holiday menu. This is so easy to make and can be done an hour before meal time.
Holiday Brunch Idea: One-Pot Shrimp and Grits
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8 ounces andouille sausage, diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/4 pounds peeled, large raw shrimp, deveined
1 medium-size sweet onion, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
3 garlic cloves, sliced
1 cup dry white wine
6 cups organic vegetable broth
1 (14 1/2-oz.) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups uncooked regular grits
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
Garnish: fresh oregano sprigs
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- Cook sausage in a large Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring often, 5 to 7 minutes or until browned. Remove sausage using a slotted spoon; reserve drippings in Dutch oven. Drain sausage on paper towels.
- Stir oil into drippings. Cook shrimp, in batches, in hot drippings over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until opaque; remove with slotted spoon. Reduce heat to medium.
- Sauté onion and celery in Dutch oven over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Stir in wine, and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until reduced by half. Stir in broth and next 7 ingredients, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
- Whisk in grits; return mixture to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened. Stir in oregano, reserved sausage, and shrimp. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 more minutes.
You should make at least 8 servings of this Holiday Brunch Idea: One-Pot Shrimp and Grits Recipe using the whole ingredients. You will never get enough of the aroma, texture and color of this recipe. So, this holiday season, don’t leave your table without the One-Pot Shrimp and Grits!
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