Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana Seafood’

Recipe: New Orleans BBQ Shrimp with Truffle Bleu Cheese Grits

February 1, 2010

In January, Chef Hosie Bourgeois of  Beau Chene Country Club in Mandeville, Louisiana, presented a cooking demonstration at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum.  If you missed the event, here is the recipe.  For more information on events at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, sign up for our newsletter.

BBQ Shrimp

2 lbs. large peeled shrimp

1 cup tomato sauce

¼ cup Worcestershire

¼ cup lemon juice

1 tbsp Creole/Cajun seasoning blend

¼ tsp ground bay leaf

4-5 fresh rosemary sprigs

1 tbsp minced garlic

6 oz beer

2 oz. butter

2 oz. extra virgin olive oil

Truffle Bleu Cheese Grits

16 oz quick grits

16 oz heavy cream

1 qt. water

2 oz truffle oil

6 oz bleu cheese crumbles

1 tsp salt


For the grits… bring cream and water to boil. Whisk in grits and salt. Slowly stir over a medium heat for five minutes. Turn off fire and stir in truffle oil and bleu cheese.

For the shrimp… combine all ingredients except shrimp into a sauce pan and simmer for ten minutes. Add shrimp to sauce and cook on high for one minute or just until shrimp are done.

Serve shrimp and sauce over grits and garnish with micro greens. Bon Appétit!