Shrimp & Grits Bowl with Spicy Cream Sauce

Shrimp & Grits Bowl with Spicy Cream Sauce
24 servings, 2 cups each


Ingredients Weights Measures
Spicy Cream Sauce
heavy cream 48 fl oz 1-1/2 qt.
dry white wine 24 fl oz 3 cups
shallots, minced 6 oz. 1-1/2 cups
fresh lemon juice 3 fl oz 6 Tbsp.
TAPATIO Hot Sauce 1 fl oz 2 Tbsp.
Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Mixture
andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 3 lb. -
green peppers, finely chopped 1 lb. + 2 oz. 3 cups
red peppers, finely chopped 1 lb. + 2 oz. 3 cups
onions, minced 15 oz. 3 cups
garlic, minced 2 oz. 6 Tbsp.
olive oil 9 fl oz 1 cup + 2 Tbsp.
uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined 3 lb. -
plum tomatoes, chopped 2 lb. + 4 oz. 1-1/2 qt.
frozen okra, thawed, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1 lb. + 8 oz. 1-1/2 qt.
Cajun seasoning - 2 Tbsp.
seafood seasoning (celery salt, pepper and paprika blend) - 2 Tbsp.
Cheesy Grits
water 96 fl oz 3 qt.
chicken broth 36 fl oz 4-1/2 cups
whole milk 36 fl oz 4-1/2 cups
old-fashioned white grits, uncooked 1 lb. + 12-1/2 oz. 4-1/2 cups
KRAFT CHEDASHARP Pasteurized Process American Cheese Shred 3 lb. 3 qt.
black pepper - 1-1/2 tsp.
fresh parsley, chopped 2 oz. 1-1/2 cups
OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled 7 oz. 12 slices


SPICY Cream Sauce: Mix ingredients in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until sauce is reduced to 3 cups (or reduced to 1/2 cup for trial recipe), stirring occasionally. Keep warm.

SHRIMP & Andouille Sausage Mixture: Saute sausage, peppers, onions and garlic (in trial-size portions) in hot oil in large skillet on medium heat 6 min. Add shrimp, tomatoes, okra and seasonings.; cook 5 to 6 min. or until shrimp are done. Keep warm.

CHEESY Grits: Bring water, broth and milk to boil in large saucepan on medium heat. Gradually whisk in grits; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 to 18 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add cheese and black pepper; stir until cheese is melted. Keep warm.

FOR each serving: Spoon 1 cup Cheesy Grits into serving bowl; top with 1 cup Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Mixture. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp. Spicy Cream Sauce. Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley and about 1/2 Tbsp. bacon.

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Kraft Kitchens Tips

Make Ahead
Spicy Cream Sauce can be prepared ahead of time. Cool, then refrigerate up to 24 hours. Reheat just before using as directed.
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