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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230.4
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.0 mg
  • Sodium: 686.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 14.8 g

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Sweet & Savory Shrimp & Grits

Submitted by: ICANDOTHISTRISH
Sweet & Savory Shrimp & Grits

Introduction

My great grandma made shrimp & grits for me when I was little in a heavy cast iron skillet. I made a few adjustments, but kept it close to her original recipe. Miss you Grandma Tiny! My great grandma made shrimp & grits for me when I was little in a heavy cast iron skillet. I made a few adjustments, but kept it close to her original recipe. Miss you Grandma Tiny!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 cup--Bob's Red Mill Organic Polenta, Corn Grits

    3 cups--Water (Add a dash or two of salt)

    1/2 cup--Farmland Fully cooked Diced Ham

    1 cup--Lucerne 2% Milk Red Fat Mexican Four Cheese Blend

    1/2 cup--Onions, diced

    3 cloves--Garlic, diced

    1/2--Jalapeno Pepper, diced

    1 tbsp--(split) Olive Oil

    1 (15oz) can--No Salt Added Corn Kernels

    2 tbsp--Honey

    1 bag--Thawed Starfish INC., Honey Jalapeno Large Shrimp

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Directions

(You need a skillet and a medium sauce pan)

1. In the medium sauce pan bring the salted water to a rapid boil. Whisk while adding the Organic Polenta Corn Grits. Mix until completely dissolved. Add in the entire can of can. Lower to a simmer and cover, continue to cook for 5 minutes.

2. In the skillet (or frying pan) add 1/2 tbsp of Olive Oil, heat up. Add in the garlic, onions, jalapeno and ham. Cook until onions become clear. Remove HALF of this mixture and stir into the Corn Grits, mixing well.

3. To the Corn Grits, add in (1/4cup increments) the cup of cheese until completely melted and creamy.

4. Back to the skillet with the ham & veg mix, add 1/2 tbsp Olive Oil and the entire bag of shrimp. Cook for about 5-8 minutes.

5. Serve 3/4 cup of Corn Grits into 8 bowls. Top with ONLY the shrimp for now, about 6 pieces of shrimp per serving. Leaving the ham, veg and juice in the pan. Add 2 tbsp of Honey and a little pepper. Stir together completely. Spoon 1tsp of glaze sauce evenly & equally over shrimp. Enjoy!

Serving Size: Makes 8--3/4cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ICANDOTHISTRISH.






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