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Fried Grits

Fried Grits

This makes a great side dish. Try it the next time you want something different.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 cup ALBERS® Quick Grits


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil in medium saucepan; slowly stir in grits. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Pour grits into 9 x 5-inch or 8 x 4-inch loaf pan; refrigerate for 1 hour, or until firm.
  3. Remove from pan and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  4. Grease large skillet.
  5. Fry slices over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Nestlé® and