Cheesy Verde Grits with Grilled Shrimp

Cheesy Verde Grits with Grilled Shrimp

Spicy and cheesy, these grits are the perfect complement to smoky, sweet shrimp.

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Cheesy Verde Grits with Grilled Shrimp

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 12 large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup LA VICTORIA® Pineapple Salsa Verde
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • salty & fresh ground pepper

Cooking Directions

  1. Place shrimp in small bowl or resealable plastic bag. Add 1/2 cup LA VICTORIA® Pineapple Salsa Verde and toss to combine. Marinate shrimp for at least 1 hour or up to 12 hours.
  2. Place water in saucepot and bring to boil. Add quick-cooking grits and whisk to combine. Cook over low heat 5 minutes, stirring often. Add butter, cheese and 1/2 cup LA VICTORIA® Pineapple Salsa Verde. Stir well to melt cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Keep warm.
  3. Preheat backyard BBQ or grill pan on stove to high heat. Remove shrimp from marinade, shake off any excess, and grill until cooked through.
  4. To serve, spoon grits into shallow bowls and top each bowl with four shrimp.