Shrimp & Old Bay Lemon Grits


6-10 Jumbo shrimp (tail on)

Quaker Oats Quick Grits

1 tbspn Old Bay Seasoning

1/2 lemon ( squeezed)

1 cup milk (divided)

1 tspn thyme

1/4 tspn garlic salt

4 tbsps butter (divided)


In a small bowl place shrimp and 1 tspn of thyme and 1/4 tspn of garlic salt. Set aside

Prepare grits per directions for (4 servings) adding in 1/2 cup milk in addition to the 4 cups of water. Once the grits are done, stir in the remaining 1/2 cup of milk.

Stir in the tbpsn of Old Bay seasoning, and pour in the lemon juice. stir. Add 2 tbspns of butter and any additional milk (1 tbspn at a time) to gain desired consistency.

In a small skillet melt 2 tbspns of butter and place in the shrimp. cook until opaque 1-2 minutes on each side

Scoop out the grits into a bowl, place shrimp on top.

Garnish with parsley (or cilantro) and lemon zest