Shrimp and Grits

1 cup stone ground yellow grits
1 quart whole milk
½ stick of butter

Bring milk to boil, whisk in dry grits and reduce to low heat. Continue to whisk for 5 – 10 minutes or until grits are soft, then whisk in ½ stick of butter, season with salt and pepper

1 cup bacon fat (lardon)
1 cup shitake mushrooms, julienned
1 Tbl garlic, minced
1 medium yellow onion, julienned
1 tsp thyme
1 pint chicken stock
½ cup dark roast coffee, brewed
¼ cup green onions, chopped

Render bacon. Caramelize onions, garlic and mushrooms in bacon fat. Deglaze with coffee and chicken stock and add thyme and reduce by 3/4.
Salt and pepper to taste and garnish with green onion

8  Medium 15 Alabama Gulf Shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ stick of butter

Sear shrimp on one side for approx 2 -3 minutes or until it gets a nice sear, but not fully cooked.
Flip the shrimp and deglaze with all of the red eye gravy.
Mount butter into gravy and shrimp
Serve over grits and garnish with green onions.

Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina
27075 Marina Rd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina houses two restaurants under one roof, each devoted to creating mouthwatering cuisine that complement the two waterfront dining experiences: Upstairs and Dockside, both of which are recommended by Southern Living. Upstairs – Wed – Sun at 5pm and Dockside – Mon – Sat 11am – 9pm , Sunday 10am – 5pm.

Southern Grace Celebrity Chef Dinners

Donald Link  on May7th
Tory McPhail on June 14th
Sue Zemanick on July 17th
John Besh on July 31st
John Currence on August 14th
Visit for information and to purchase tickets

About the Guests:
Johnny Fisher is a Mobile native and the owner of Fisher’s. Tyler Braun, sous chef at Fisher’s is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana.




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