FRESH FROM FLORIDA RECIPE: Learn How to Make Florida Mushroom, Shrimp and Grits With Bacon

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ABOVE VIDEO: Fresh From Florida shows you how to make a delicious dish of Florida mushroom, shrimp, and grits with bacon.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Fresh From Florida shows you how to make a delicious dish of Florida mushroom, shrimp, and grits with bacon.

INGREDIENTS

• 1 pound medium Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined

• 1 cup Florida mushrooms, sliced

• ⅓ cup Florida green pepper, chopped fine

• 3-4 slices bacon

• 1 small onion, finely minced

• 1 large garlic clove, minced

• 3 celery sticks, chopped fine

• 1 sprig fresh thyme

• 1 bay leaf

• 1 cup half-and-half

• ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

• 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

• 2 tablespoons olive oil

• Dash hot pepper sauce

• 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

• 4 servings of grits (your favorite)

PREPARATION

• Prepare grits according to package directions; set aside and keep warm. Fry bacon until crisp then remove from pan and set aside.

• Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of fat in the pan and add olive oil to bacon fat; heat over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, celery, green pepper, thyme, bay leaf and mushrooms; saute until soft.

• Add shrimp and cook until pink and cooked through. Stir in cream, bacon, cayenne pepper, hot sauce and lemon juice; simmer until heated through. Remove bay leaf when ready to serve.

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