Southern-Style Grits

with Crispy Scallops

Welcome guests with this cheesy bacon ‘n chive grits combo, topped with crispy breaded scallops. You’ll receive plenty of compliments.


  • ¼ cup diced bacon strips 
  • 2 cups water 
  • 1 cup instant grits 
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 
  • 2 tablespoons snipped chives 
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Sea Best Breaded Scallops


  1. In small skillet over medium-low heat, cook bacon until crispy. With a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels to drain.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups water to boil; whisk in grits. Reduce heat to low. Continue whisking for 4-5 minutes or until all water is absorbed and grits are tender.
  3. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cheddar cheese, chives and reserved bacon.
  4. Cook Sea Best Breaded Scallops in oil according to package directions until crispy and golden brown.
  5. Serve grits topped with crispy scallops.

Servings: 4

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