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Buffalo Shrimp and Blue Brie Polenta

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

This fancy looking shrimp dinner only takes 30 minutes to make! Impress your friends or make this buffalo shrimp for a date night at home!

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Ingredients

For the Polenta

  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. ground black pepper
  • 1 5.11 oz. package Castello Saga Blue Brie

For the Buffalo Shrimp

  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
  • 2 T. butter
  • 2 oz. Castello Saga Blue Brie cheese
  • 6 chopped scallions for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium saucepan, add the chicken broth, water, milk, cornmeal, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir and bring to a boil, then turn the heat down to a simmer and cook for 12-15 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Crumble in the blue brie cheese and stir until the cheese is completely melted.
  4. Pour into a greased 9″ x 13″ baking dish and place in the oven for 30 minutes. Let cool completely while you start the shrimp.
  5. Heat up the olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add in the shrimp and season them withe the salt, pepper and garlic powder. Cook for 2 minuets on each side until they are just turning pink.
  6. Pour the buffalo wing sauce into the skillet and then add the butter and the 2 oz. of cheese. Stir until the sauce is warmed through and the cheese is melted.
  7. When the polenta is completely cooled, cut into 9 large squares.
  8. Place one square of polenta on a plate and spoon the shrimp and sauce over the top. Garnish with chopped scallions.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven / Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American

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