Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Submitted by ellenfinkelstein

Makes 6 servings



Low Country Favorite. Creamy grits loaded with cheddar cheese and topped with savory shrimp, celery, green onion and green pepper.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp and Grits

1 1/4 lbs shrimp
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 green onion
1/4 cup green pepper
1 cup grits
1/4 cup butter
1 1/4 cup cheddar cheese
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp tabasco sauce
1/8 tsp paprika
1 1/4 cups cream of chicken soup

Recipe Directions for Shrimp and Grits

  1. Combine in a quart bag:

  2. 1/4 cup of diced celery

  3. 1/4 cup of chopped green onion

  4. 1/4 cup of diced green pepper

  5. 1 1/4 cups of cream of chicken soup

  6. 1/4 tsp tabasco sauce

  7. 1/8 tsp paprika

  8. In a second quart bag, combine:

  9. 1 cup grits

  10. 1/4 cup butter

  11. 1 1/4 cup cheddar cheese

  12. 1/4 tsp garlic powder

  13. Place both bags in a separate gallon bag, add third quart bag containing 1 1/4 lbs of shrimp. Seal and label bag. Freeze.

  14. When ready to prepare: thaw in refigerator. Pour contents of grits bag into saucepan add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.

  15. Rinse shrimp and drain. Pour contents of sauce bag into saute pan or skillet, bring to a boil, add shrimp, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes or until shrimp turns a bright pink. Serve shrimp over grits.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish, American-Southern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 219.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
328
Calories from Fat
178
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.8g
30%
Saturated Fat
11.0g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
233mg
78%
Sodium
850mg
35%
Potassium
249mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
9.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
27.5g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 22% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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