Shrimp & Grits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 479.8
  • Total Fat: 28.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 247.3 mg
  • Sodium: 829.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 41.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 cups water
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 cup stone ground grits
    3 tbsp butter
    2 cups cheddar cheese
    1 lb shrimp , peeled and deveined
    6 slices bacon
    4 tsp lemon juice
    2 tbsp parsley, chopped
    1 cup thinly sliced scallions
    1 clove garlic , minced


Bring water to a boil. Add salt, pepper and grits and cook until done, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from stove and add butter and cheese. Set aside. Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Fry bacon until browned and drain well . Add shrimp to pan and cook until they turn pink. Add lemon juice, crumbled bacon, parsley, scallions and garlic. Saute for about 3 minutes. Spoon grits into 4 individual plates or bowls and top with shrimp mixture . Serve with your favorite hot sauce.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BEAM391.

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