FRESH FROM FLORIDA RECIPE: Learn How to Make Florida Mushroom, Shrimp and Grits With Bacon
By Space Coast Daily // March 7, 2022
delicious dish of Florida mushroom, shrimp, and grits with bacon
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.
■ 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)
■ 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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