Flawed recipe, especially the polenta. Too much liquid and bland.
Nice recipe but this isn’t a taste of Italy. This is classic shrimp and grits. So a taste of the south. No need to make it sound European to be good. 🤦♂️
I made this last night for Gluten-free friends. The teenagers actually liked it and they have never had polenta before. I overcooked the shrimp but it was still delicious and very easy to make!
I loved this. Simple and delicious. I didn't change anything. I used Bob's Red Mill Cornmeal. Also used a nice Chardonnay.
Only had a tube of polenta and one pound of shrimp (vs two) on hand. Mashed the polenta, heated with butter, cream, and parmesan. Followed the rest of the recipe as written (shortening shrimp cook time due fewer shrimp) and it was delicious! Will make again.
I used 8cup water to 2cup yellow cornmeal (not polenta). Simmered 40min, and had a soupy mess. Had to dump it out and start over with polenta. The basic polenta recipe called for 6cup water to 2cup polenta. It came out well. I also doubled all the shrimp ingredients, except for the shrimp. this made a flavorful soup/sauce to pour over the polenta. I will definitely make this again with the tweaks.
The bay leaf will get broken up in the polenta by the stirring and isn't necessary at all