Kevin cooked up a great salad and some shrimp & grits this morning on WBTV! Here’s the recipe if you want to make it yourself:
Strawberry Bibb Salad- Serves 4-5
1 head Bibb Lettuce
6-8 fresh strawberries (topped and sliced)
1-2 oz. Fresh Goat Cheese (flavored or not)
1-2 oz. Balsamic Vinegar Reduction (balsamic vinegar simmered, and reduced by 1/2)
Remove core from lettuce and wash. Arrange in large serving bowl around rim. Top with berries and sprinkle with cheese. Lightly drizzle with balsamic and serve.
Pamlico Sound Shrimp & Grits- Serves 4-5
20-25 medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1/2 cup diced sweet peppers
1/4 cup diced onion
1 clove minced garlic
Two slices bacon, diced
1 cup heavy cream
1 tsp corn starch
1 tsp Cajun spice
4 cups cooked grits (per directions)
1/4 cup thin sliced scallions for garnish
Stir cornstarch into heavy cream, place in small pot and simmer on medium to low heat until thickened. 5 mins.
Place bacon in large saute pan and render until slightly crispy. Increase heat to medium high. Add peppers, onions, and seasoning. Saute for 2-3 mins. Add shrimp, cook for 2 additional mins, add cream, lower heat and simmer for one min. Serve atop hot grits in a medium size bowl, and garnish with scallions. Enjoy!!