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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 267.1
  • Total Fat: 15.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2,298.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 12.1 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Cheesy Creamy Shrimp & Grits calories by ingredient
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Cheesy Creamy Shrimp & Grits

Submitted by: EERNST66

Introduction

To decrease fat even more, use reduced fat shredded cheese and decrease olive oil and margarine and use more broth to saute vegetables. To decrease fat even more, use reduced fat shredded cheese and decrease olive oil and margarine and use more broth to saute vegetables.
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1/4 cup old fashioned grits
    1/2 cup chicken broth
    3 oz. water
    1/4 cup real goodness nonfat milk
    1/8 cup shredded taco cheese
    10 - 12 medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1 tblsp. hot sauce
    1 tblsp. worchestire sauce
    1/2 lime, juiced
    4 tsp. cajun seasoning
    1/2 tsp. black pepper, divided
    1 tsp. salt, divided
    1/4 cup finely chopped baby carrot
    1/4 cup finely chopped celery
    1/4 cup finely chopped onion
    1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
    1 small clove garlic
    1/2 medium tomato
    1 tblsp. olive oil
    2 tsp. margarine

Directions

Place shrimp in bowl, sprinkle with cajun seasoning, lime juice, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/8 tsp pepper, hot sauce and worchestire sauce. Place in fridge to marinate while preparing rest of meal.
Bring chicken broth, water, and milk to boil. Add 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper. Whisk in grits slowly to prevent sticking. Cover and turn to low. Cook 12 - 15 minutes stirring every few minutes. If too thick, add additional chicken broth to thin. When thoroughly cooked, stir in cheese. Cover and remove from heat.
While grits are cooking saute carrots, celery, and onion in small frying pan 5 minutes. Add green pepper, cook till soft. If becomes too brown, add chicken broth to pan. Add garlic and shrimp. Cook till pink. Just before shrimp is done add tomatoes.
Place grits in bowl, pour shrimp mixture over top. Salt to taste.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EERNST66.






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