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Gourmet backpacking dinner recipes

By: Laura Moss on June 21, 2011, 7:44 a.m.
shrimp and grits in plastic bowl

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Shrimp and Grits

You can have a taste of the sea and the South no matter where you decide to camp.
Shrimp and Grits


  • 1/4 cup instant grits
  • 1/4 cup dehydrated shrimp
  • 1/4 cup dehydrated peppers and onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  1. At home: Pack all ingredients in a plastic bag or container.
  2. On the trail: Mix bag of ingredients with water in a pot and soak for 5-10 minutes. Bring mixture to a boil and cook for two minutes. Cover pot, remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes.

Serves 1