Shrimp and Grits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 463.2
  • Total Fat: 14.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 250.6 mg
  • Sodium: 843.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 46.8 g

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A South Carolina Staple Food....a favorite and must try! A South Carolina Staple Food....a favorite and must try!
Number of Servings: 4


    * 4 cups water
    * Salt and pepper
    * 1 cup stone-ground grits
    * 3 tablespoons butter
    * 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    * 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
    * 6 slices bacon, chopped
    * 4 teaspoons lemon juice
    * 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
    * 1 cup thinly sliced scallions
    * 1 large clove garlic, minced


Bring water to a boil. Add salt and pepper. Add grits and cook until water is absorbed, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter and cheese.

Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Fry the bacon in a large skillet until browned; drain well. In grease, add shrimp. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Add lemon juice, chopped bacon, parsley, scallions and garlic. Saute for 3 minutes.

Spoon grits into a serving bowl. Add shrimp mixture and mix well. Serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANNIKATEMPLET.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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