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Fried Grits with Ice Cream and Warm Marmalade

Fried Grits Ice Cream Carla Hall
Who would have thought that fried grits and ice cream would be a great combination?
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
6
cost
$
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Who would have thought that fried grits and ice cream would be a great combination?
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ingredients
  • 2 cups Leftover Grits
  • 4 tablespoons Vegetable Oil (to fry)
  • 3 tablespoons Confectioners Sugar
  • 3 cups Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 cup Your Favorite Store Bought Marmalade
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  • 1
    2 cups Leftover Grits
    Place leftover grits into a casserole dish and refrigerate until grits are firm and set.
  • 2
    4 tablespoons Vegetable Oil (to fry)
    3 tablespoons Confectioners Sugar
    Preheat oil to 360F. Cut  the grits into 1-inch by 1-inch squares, and carefully drop in the oil and fry until crisped. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate. While still warm, sprinkle generously with confectioners sugar.
  • 3
    1 cup Your Favorite Store Bought Marmalade
    Meanwhile, warm your favorite marmalade in a small saucepot until heated through, being careful not to burn. You can add a little water if necessary to thin out the consistency. 
  • 4
    3 cups Vanilla Ice Cream
    To serve, scoop vanilla ice cream over the squares of fried grits, and drizzle marmalade over top.
  • 5
      
    NOTE: Grits can be substituted with polenta or cream of wheat.
 
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