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Recipe from Daniel Ramos of Market 17: Saute of Canaveral Shrimp with Jalapeno White Cheddar Grits

Grits are just the beginning of this delicious dish.
Grits are just the beginning of this delicious dish.

Saute of Canaveral Shrimp with Jalapeno White Cheddar Grits, Swiss Chard, creamed leeks and Garlic Thyme Pan Sauce

Grits


1 cup yellow grits


4 cup water


1 jalapeno diced and seeded


1 cup shredded white cheddar


½ cup unsalted butter


Salt and pepper to taste

Bring water to a boil and 


slowly add grits, turn heat down to medium. Constantly stir grits to

prevent lumps. Add jalapeno, cheddar, butter and salt and pepper. Cover

and keep warm.

Dice 2 cups leeks (white part only). Season with salt and pepper and add 1 Tbs of chopped thyme and ½ cup of heavy cream.

Saute 1 bunch diced swiss chard with stems in olive oil, salt and pepper.

Saute in olive oil 1 lb of peeled and deveined florida shrimp. Season

with salt and pepper. Add ½ cup white wine, juice of 1 lemon, 2 garlic

cloves, and 1 sprig of thyme. Reduce by half, remove shrimp when fully

cooked. Add 2oz of cold unsalted butter and stir. Strain sauce and keep

warm.

To assemble dish:

Pour into four bowls the hot grtis, then place swiss chard over grits.

Place creamed leeks over swiss chard. Serve shrimp over creamed leeks

and pour sauce over shrimp on top of the dish. Garnish with chopped

parsley. 


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