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Shrimp n Grits Breakfast

1 lb medium-size raw shrimp                         3 C chicken broth

1 tsp salt                                                                1/4 tsp red pepper

1 C uncooked regular grits                              1/2 C butter

3 large eggs, lightly beaten                            2 cloves minced garlic

1 red bell pepper, diced                                    Old Bay Seasoning*

1 C fine bread crumbs, garlic & herb            1 C grated Parmesan

1 C chopped green onions

* or Zatarain’s liquid crab boil


Devein shrimp, if desired.  Sprinkle with garlic and Old Bay Seasoning or 1/4 tsp Zatarain’s crab boil.  Let marinate.

Bring broth and salt & pepper to boil; whisk in grits and return to boil; reduce heat to low, stirring in butter.  Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Remove from heat.

Stir together eggs, bell pepper, breadcrumbs, green onions & cheese in a large bowl.  Gradually add one-fourth of the hot grits to egg mixture.  Then add egg mixture to remaining grits, stirring constantly.  Add shrimp until well blended.

Bake at 325 for 1 hour or until mixture is set. Let stand for 10 minutes.  Serves 6.

A delightful change for breakfast Christmas Morning!!  Enjoy.

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About Carol Poche'

Love Baton Rouge and bringing people home. Real estate is my passion...helping homebuyers and sellers follow their dreams. With my business partner, Jeffrey Welsh, our Baton Rouge real estate team The KeyFinders served more than 150 clients last year finding or selling their dream homes! Keyfinders Team Realty 4626 Sherwood Common Blvd. Ste. 304 Baton Rouge, LA 70816 225-335-5395

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