Fish and Grits | Carolina Snaps


The combination of seafood like fish or shrimp with grits has its origins in Charleston, South Carolina. Grits, an ancient staple, predate European conquest, African enslavement, and the founding of the United States. The 1950 "Breakfast Shrimp" recipe in the Charleston Receipts cookbook is the first documented mention of shrimp and grits in a cookbook. Recipes vary from sautéing shrimp to baking them in a grits mixture, but they've remained a beloved breakfast choice along the South Carolina coast. 

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