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Shrimpy Bleu Cheese Grits

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  • 2 ounces bleu cheese
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup instant grits


  • 1 tablespoon julienned onions
  • 1 tablespoon julienned tomatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon capers
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large shrimp, peeled and de-veined


  1. Prepare grits by placing bringing water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add grits and stir constantly for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Place 1/2 cup grits in a mold. Place one ounce of cheese in the center. Add another 1/2 cup grits to the mold and set aside.
  3. Sauté onions, capers and tomatoes. Add chicken stock and reduce by half. Add shrimp and butter, and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Sauté cheese grits in 1/4 cup oil until golden brown on both sides. Place shrimp on top of grits and pour sauce over grits in a shallow bowl.
  5. Serve immediately.