Cheese Stuffed Shrimp Grit Cake

Cheese Stuffed Shrimp Grit Cake

Enjoy a gourmet spin to the traditional Shrimp and Grits! Enjoy Cheese Stuffed Shrimp on top a grit cake garnished with pico, pesto and micro greens.

Menu Part

Appetizers, Entrees


3 each Panko Breaded Stuffed Shrimp
1 cup grits prepared, chilled
1 tablespoon tomato pico, diced
1/8 cup vegetable oil
micro greens, garnish
2 tablespoons pesto


  1. Make the grits the day before and chill. Cut into a 3' circle.
  2. Onto a 350 degree griddle or in a sauté pan add the oil and then add the grit cake to the hot oil to brown on both sides. Drain well.
  3. Fry the shrimp in 350 degree oil to box instructions and until 165 degrees inside, drain and get ready to assemble.
  4. To assemble onto a hot round plate place the grit cake in the middle, top with the three stuffed shrimp on top of the cake in a circle.
  5. Carefully place the tomato pico in the middle of the shrimp and then place a few micro greens on top for color.
  6. Garnish with small circles of pesto around the grit and shrimp presentation using either a squeeze bottle or a small spoon and serve.

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