RECIPE: Chef Ken’s Southwestern Grilled Shrimp and Spicy Cheese Grits

Comments:  | Leave A Comment

Do you want a quick and delicious AWARD WINNING recipe from a famous chef? Try out Chef Ken Patrick‘s Southwestern Grilled Shrimp and Spicy Cheese Grits recipe.

Did we mention Chef Ken beat out a panel of other celebrity chefs with this recipe on the 2014 Fantastic Voyage? So you know it must be good! Try it out and share it with your friends and family!

FOR THE SHRIMP

2 bunches cilantro leaves, washed and dried

2 jalapeno & 1 poblano chiles

6 each garlic cloves & 1 shallot, peeled

½ teaspoon cumin powder

juice & zest of 1 lime

½ cup canola oil

12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined

FOR THE GRITS

1 ½ cups water

2 cups yellow corn grits

1 each red bell peppers, diced small

1 cup pepper jack cheese, grated

½ cup scallions, chopped

1 bunch cilantro leaves, chopped fine

INSTRUCTIONS

FOR THE SHRIMP

  1. Combine cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, cumin, lime juice, zest, shallot and oil in a blender.
  2. Blend till smooth.
  3. Place shrimp into large mixing bowl and pour marinate over shrimp, toss to incorporate and set in fridge for at least four hours.
  4. When time to serve, remove from bowl season with salt and pepper and cook in hot sauté pan or grill until cooked through.

FOR THE GRITS

  1. Add water to a saucepot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add salt.
  3. Heat water until boiling, begin whisking in grits and lower heat once all grits are added.
  4. In another sauce pot, saute red peppers, cook quickly for a minute then add pre-cooked grits.
  5. Stir in the rest of ingredients, season to taste. Serve hot.

SERVICE

  1. In the center of serving bowl spoon small amount of grits in center of bowl.
  2. Top with 3 shrimp, garnish with green onions.
  3. Serve immediately.

SERVINGS

4

Recipe courtesy, Ken Patrick Culinary Group 2014

The party on sea is heading to land! REGISTER NOW for the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion taking place August 28- September 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida! For booking information visit here.

Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Join the Conversation! Share and Discuss!

Tags: » » » »

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 265 other followers