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Let’s Cook!-Sautéed Shrimp & Aged Cheddar Grits

By January 27th, 202117 Comments
Let's Cook!-Sautéed Shrimp & Aged Cheddar Grits
 Chef Huda’s Sautéed Shrimp and Aged Cheddar Grits with
Brown butter Garlic sauce
“Pretty and Delicious Creations”
Recipe by Chef Huda

Garlic Shrimp
1 pound large or jumbo shrimp-peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons of garlic-minced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Brown Butter Sauce
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 fresh scallions-thinly sliced
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Aged Cheddar Grits
1 cup grits-quick cooking
3/4 cup grated aged sharp cheddar cheese-grated
1/2 cup 2% low-fat milk
2 cup water
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Let’s make something “Pretty and Delicious”!

First start with your aged cheddar grits. Follow the direction on the package of quick cooking grits. Stir in cheese, salt, pepper and finish with butter. Stir until creamy. Remove from heat when done.

Chef Huda Cooking Tip: When making grits stir frequently to insure smooth and creamy grits.

Now for your Garlic Shrimp and Brown butter sauce. Place a large skillet over medium high heat, add in oil and garlic. In a separate bowl toss shrimp with salt and pepper. Add shrimp to pan and cook for less than 1 minute on each side until the shrimp begin to turn pink and are opaque in the middle.

Chef Huda’s Cooking Tip: Do not over cook the shrimp they will turn pink and begin to curl when they are done.

Once the shrimp are done, remove from pan and set aside. Add in butter, scallions and cracked black pepper and stir. Lets cook until butter begin to turn brown.

Now, let’s plate something Pretty and Delicious. Spoon creamy Aged cheddar grits on to plate or bowl then stack garlic shrimp on top and spoon Brown Butter Sauce over shrimp.

Chef Huda’s Healthy Food Tip: Grits are a traditional Native American dish made from ground dried hominy which is produced from coarsely ground and treated corn. Grits are good source of iron, folic acid, fiber and minerals and are low in fat when consumed plain.

Enjoy finding A Happy Food Place!

Chef Huda is a celebrity chef and owner of Pretty & Delicious, is a chef like no other, with an 1950’s Hollywood starlet flair, she has undeniable style and class, and a gift to create beautiful dishes that keep people craving more, She believes, “Not only should food taste good, food should be ‘Pretty and Delicious’ at all times.” Chef Huda’s delicious culinary creations have received national rave reviews from A-list Hollywood celebrities to Political Leaders. She is a multi-talented, Chef Huda is also a food writer, food product reviewer and entertainment correspondent.  For more Pretty and Delicious recipes and to find “A Happy Food Place” visit Follow her on Twitter @chefhuda


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