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Teriyaki Shrimp Recipe and Farina Grits

Try this superstar twist on a Southern Bistro classic in this Teriyaki Shrimp Recipe and Farina Grits Recipe.
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Refrigerator 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 2374kcal
Author Chef Billy Parisi

Ingredients

For the Teriyaki Sauce:

  • 1 cup of soy sauce
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 ” inch square chunk of peeled fresh ginger
  • ¾ cup of packed light brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons of water

For the Farina Grits:

  • 2 sliced fresh leeks
  • 3 finely minced cloves of garlic
  • 48 ounces of chicken stock
  • 2 cups of Bob’s Red Mill® Brown Rice Farina
  • 4 ounces of unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

For the Shrimp:

  • 1 pound of 26/30 raw peeled and deveined tail on shrimp
  • juice and zest of 1 orange
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoons of sesame oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • Sliced green onions basil and cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  • Teriyaki Sauce: Add the soy, water, ginger, brown sugar and honey to a medium sized pot and bring to a boil. In a separate bowl mix together the cornstarch and water and whisk it into the boiling soy mixture until it becomes thick. Keep warm on low heat.
  • Grits: In a large pot on high heat add in the sesame oil and caramelize the leeks and garlic. Once brown add in the chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling stir in the farina and turn the heat down to a simmer while constantly stirring until the farina is cooked, about 25 minutes.
  • Finish the farina grits with butter, salt and pepper and keep warm.
  • Shrimp: Add the shrimp, citruses, and 2 tablespoons of sesame oil to a large bowl and mix. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.
  • Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  • Next, add 1 tablespoons of sesame oil to a large sauté pan on high heat and in the shrimp and sauté until they are done, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Serve the shrimp over top of the grits and drizzle on the desired amount of teriyaki sauce and garnish with fresh herbs.

Nutrition

Calories: 2374kcal | Carbohydrates: 313g | Protein: 92g | Fat: 86g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 714mg | Sodium: 9684mg | Potassium: 1961mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 131g | Vitamin A: 2900IU | Vitamin C: 22.8mg | Calcium: 585mg | Iron: 15.1mg