Spicy Shrimp & Grits

Spicy Shrimp & Grits
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 609.1
  • Total Fat: 33.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 308.4 mg
  • Sodium: 2,429.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 51.6 g

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My husband found this recipe in Men's Health Magazine and it is delicious!

The calculations through sparkpeople are incorrect, I hope someone can figure out how to fix it!

Below is the nutritional information from the magazine article.

Per Serving-
480 calories
49 grams protein
23 grams carbs
21 grams fat (8 saturated)
3 grams fiber
820 mg sodium
My husband found this recipe in Men's Health Magazine and it is delicious!

The calculations through sparkpeople are incorrect, I hope someone can figure out how to fix it!

Below is the nutritional information from the magazine article.

Per Serving-
480 calories
49 grams protein
23 grams carbs
21 grams fat (8 saturated)
3 grams fiber
820 mg sodium

Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1/2 cup quick cooking grits (quaker)
    1/4 cup Chopped Smoked Sausage
    (hillshire farms polska kielbasa)
    1 cup low sodium chicken broth
    1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    1/2 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
    4 Scallions, sliced thin
    1/2 tbsp. canola oil
    1/2 medium yellow onion, minced
    1/2 medium green bell pepper, minced
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    12 oz. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    2 plum tomatoes, chopped
    salt & pepper
    hot sauce

Directions

1. Prepare tge grits according to package directions, using chicken broth instead of water. When they are cooked, stir in cheese, scallions, and some salt & pepper. Cover.

2. Heat the oil in a medium saute pan or cast iron skillet on medium. Add the smoked sausage, onion, green pepper & garlic, and cook until lightly browned, 5-7 minutes. Add shrimp, tomatoes, and Old Bay seasoning, and cook until the shrimp are pink & firm. Add salt, pepper, and hot sauce to taste.

3. Serve the shrimp over the hot grits and garnish with scallions. Makes 2 servings.

Eat with Spinach sauteed with olive oil, sliced garlic, and pepper flakes.


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