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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.9
  • Total Fat: 7.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.7 mg
  • Sodium: 580.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 11.8 g

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AntCof's Shrimp and Grits

Submitted by: ANTCOF
AntCof's Shrimp and Grits

Introduction

The sauce starts with a roux, which is browning flour in oil. Be sure to get into the corners of the pan when you stir so the flour there doesn't scorch. The sauce starts with a roux, which is browning flour in oil. Be sure to get into the corners of the pan when you stir so the flour there doesn't scorch.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 lb (30) unpeeled medium size raw shrimp
    1/4 cup olive oil
    1/3 cup all purpose flour
    1 medium onion, chopped fine
    2 celery ribs, chopped
    1 medium size green bell pepper, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 (6oz) can tomato paste
    1 bay leaf
    1 tbsp crushed red pepper
    1 1/2 tsp. Creole seasoning
    1 tbsp splenda
    1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    2 1/2 cups milk and 2 1/2 cups water
    1 tsp salt
    1 1/2 cups uncooked quick- cooking grits

Directions

1. Peel shrimp, reserve shells. Bring shells and 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat; reduce heat to low, and cook 20 minutes. Pour shrimp broth through a colander over large bowl, pressing shells with back of spoon; discard shells.

2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; stir in flour, and cook, stirring constantly, until flour is carmel colored (about 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Add onions, garlic,celery, bay leaf, crushed red pepper, creole seasoning, splenda, tabasco, bell pepper, tomato paste, worcestershire. Reduce heat to low and cook , stirring occasionally, 45 minutes. Add shrimp and cook 10 minutes, stir in 1/4 to 1/2 cup remaining shrimp broth to reach desired consistency.

3. Meanwhile bring 2 1/2 cups milk, 2/1/2 cups water, and salt to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Gradually stir in grits. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes or until thickened.

Serve Creole Shrimp Mixture over Grits. Serves 8 =(1/2 cup grits and 1 cup Creole Shrimp mixture)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANTCOF.






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