Stone Ground Grits with Shrimp and Sausage

Stone Ground Grits with Shrimp and Sausage

Stone Ground Grits with Shrimp and Sausage
Get down to the nitty gritty with this appetizing appetizer. You'll fall in love with this dynamic dish from the dirty South.
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4 servings

Ingredients
1/2 lb. bulk sausage
1 tsp. clarified butter
20 shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tsp. spice mix (see below)
3 tbsp. chopped scallions
1 tbsp. Irish whiskey
2 tbsp. whole butter
2 cups cooked stone ground grits
Spice mix: Salt, dried thyme, oregano, basil, black pepper, white pepper, crushed red pepper
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Methods/steps
Form flavored sausage into balls about the size of nickels. Sauté in a skillet with clarified butter until almost done. Add shrimp and spice mix and continue to sauté approximately 2 minutes. Add scallions and toss, cooking about 1 minute. Deglaze with whiskey and ignite. After flames have subsided, add whole butter, stir and pour over hot grits. Serve immediately.

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