Easy Shrimp and Grits Recipe

Easy Shrimp and Grits Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Smokin' & Grillin with AB via Youtube


A truly easy-to-pull-off dish? Go classic with this shrimp and grits recipe from Smokin’ & Grillin with AB on Youtube. No matter what time of the day it is, this recipe will be a huge hit with the family. The texture is just right, and the flavor profile is truly remarkable. Get the full recipe by watching the video below.



  • 2 lb large/jumbo shrimp
  • 6 – 10 slices of bacon
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked quick grits
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves (3 tsp minced garlic)


Step 1

Chopped some green onions and fresh parsley. Next, in a pan, fry six to seven slices of bacon. After frying, set it aside. In a pot, add 3 cups of chicken broth and bring it to a boil. After it boils, add 1 cup of uncooked quick grits. Stir it continuously. Cover it with a lid and let it simmer, then add 3 tbsp of butter and 1/2 tsp of salt and pepper. Stir it. Next, add 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese, and mix it well. Cover the pot and set it aside.

Frying the bacon for the shrimp and grits recipe
Image credits: Smokin’ & Grillin with AB via Youtube


Step 2

In the pan where the bacon was fried, add the 2 lb peeled and deveined jumbo shrimps and cook over medium-high heat. Season with 1 tbsp creole seasoning, then add 3 tsp of minced garlic, 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley, 1 tbsp lemon juice, and 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce. Mix them. When everything comes together, plate the grits, sprinkle with some chopped bacon on top, then add the shrimps. Garnish with some chopped green onion and parsley. Serve.

Cooking the shrimps for the shrimp and grits recipe
Image credits: Smokin’ & Grillin with AB via Youtube

Easy Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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