Cooking and Chef Recipes

Compliments of the Chef: Oceanaire Seafood Room's Shrimp & Grits

Oceanaire shrim and grits

The Shrimp & Grits is one of the most popular dishes at Oceanaire Seafood Room, and today our friends at the Pointe Orlando restaurant share the recipe so you can try it yourself.

SHRIMP & GRITS
Yields 4 servings

Shrimp, medium-large size 16 each
Grits 1 ½ cup
Butter 3 Tablespoons
Milk 1 cup
Heavy Cream 1 cup
Salt and Pepper To taste

Roma Tomatoes, quartered 5 each
Garlic, sliced 3 each
Whole Butter 6 ounces
Lemon Juice 2 Tablespoons
Cajun Spice 1 Tablespoon
Black Pepper To taste

White Cheddar, shredded 4 oz.

PROCESS
1) In a medium saucepan, heat cream, milk and butter to a simmer and stir in the grits.
2) Lower heat and continue to cook until thick and creamy. Stir occasionally.
3) In a separate pan, toast sliced garlic in olive oil until golden brown. Add tomatoes.
4) Sauté tomatoes until they begin to break down. Add lemon juice and seasonings.
5) Add shrimp and cook until almost cooked.
6) Lower heat to low and add butter, while stirring constantly as it melts.
7) Add additional milk to the grits if they are too thick. Spoon onto plates and serve shrimp and the pan sauce over the top. Top with shredded cheese.