Sea Captain’s Recipe: Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and grits is a Southern staple, and one of our best-selling dishes here at Sea Captain’s House, Myrtle Beach. We’ve broken down our popular recipe so you can make it at home for your next dinner party or home cooked meal. We hope you enjoy!

 Sea Captain’s Recipe: Shrimp and Grits               

Makes 4 Portions:


48 Medium Shrimp (40/50 count per pound) peeled and deveined

½ cup celery, diced

½ cup onion, diced

½ cup cooked bacon, chopped

1 cup heavy cream

Salt and black pepper

¼ cup cooking oil or clarified butter

6 cups cooked and seasoned grits


Bring a large frying pan to medium high heat. Put in the cooking oil or butter. Immediately add the shrimp, celery and onion. Stir frequently for two minutes or until shrimp are almost done. Add the cream; continue to stir while cream reduces to ¾ cup. Add the bacon, season with salt and pepper. In serving bowls, place 1 ½ cups of the cooked grits. Divide the shrimp mixture in to each bowl. Dig in!

We can’t wait to see you and yours at Sea Captain’s House. We’re here to serve you breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks and entertainment. So come reel in a great time with us!


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  • Recie Hickman
    Posted at 07:17h, 17 August Reply

    Sounds great

  • Healthtipsing
    Posted at 02:24h, 14 March Reply

    Divide the grits among serving plates and top with the shrimp mixture. Garnish with the parsley and serve immediately.

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