Go Rustic at Your Wedding With Shrimp and Grits at the King and Prince

shrimp and grits recipe

Loving the idea of a rustic wedding but don’t want to do the whole barn-haybale-kerchief thing?  Elegant-ize your event with a St. Simons Island Wedding at the King and Prince!  Shrimp and Grits are healthy, local, down-home fare – just perfect for a relaxed brunch or elegant reception.  The K&P just took the ‘People’s Choice’  prize at the at the 2012 Wild Georgia Shirmp & Grits Festival and you can try Chef Jeff Kaplan’s winning recipe below at home for a taste of success.  Then invite your guests here and share with them that perfect combination of grace, welcome and simplicity that is St. Simons Island!


2 Servings

1 cup heavy cream

3 T. olive oil

1/3 cup Tasso Ham

¼ cup Kernel Corn

¼ cup Diced Tomatoes

2 T. chopped Green Onion

½ cup Wild Georgia Shrimp

1 T. Cajun Seasoning

¼ cup Asiago Cheese

Salt & Pepper to Taste

In one saucepan, sauté the shrimp with Cajun seasoning using olive oil. In another pan, sauté the ham, corn, tomatoes and green onions. Add heavy cream and Asiago cheese; let simmer for two minutes. Add shrimp and serve over cooked stone ground grits of your choice.

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