You are here: Home » Recipes » Carolina’s Shrimp and Grits Carolina’s Shrimp and Grits Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 1 servings Try this delicious sauted shrimp served over fried grit cakes. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter1 ounce sliced yellow onion1 ounce thinly sliced prosciutto1 tablespoon white wine4 (16- to 20- count) shrimp1/2 cup whipping cream2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese1 (2-ounce) Grit Cake1/8 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley Instructions Melt the butter in a saute pan over high heat. Add the onion and prosciutto. Saute until light brown. Add the wine, stirring to deglaze the pan. Add the shrimp. Cook until the wine is reduced. Add the whipping cream and Parmesan cheese. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly and being careful to not overcook the shrimp. Spoon over the Grit Cake. Sprinkle with the parsley. To prepare Grit Cake: Cook grits using package directions. Pour into a greased pan. Chill until firm. Cut into desired shapes. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Wilmington’s Seaboard to Sideboard (the Junior League of Wilmington, North Carolina, 1998).