Kiss my grits

October 16, 2018

  • 2 15.5 oz. cans of White Homny
  • 6 oz.. queso fresco cheese ( crumbled)
  • 1/4 Red onion diced
  • 2 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 Jalapeno or Serrano Pepper minced
  • ½ bunch of cilantro finely chopped
  • 2Tsp unsalted butter
  • ½ C of heavy cream
  • 2 Tsp Oil
  • salt to taste

In a deep skillet add butter. Add garlic,red onion and pepper. Saute for about 2 minutes. Add hominy and incorporate with the pepper,garlic and onion. Saute for 3 minutes. Transfer this mixture to food processor. Mix in processor until smooth. Add mixture back to the skillet. Add heavy cream , cheese and cilantro. Salt to taste. Make sure all ingredients are well incorporated. Remove from heat and transfer to a baking sheet or hotel pan. Allow grits to cool to room temperature. Refrigerate at least an hour. When the grits have solidified remove from refrigerator and cut into square. ( any shape you want.)
Heat a cast iron skillet add 1Tsp of oil. Sear each piece until golden brown on each side.