Garlic Cheese Grits with Shrimp

Garlic Cheese Grits with Shrimp This is my version of a South Carolina coastal specialty. It will make a grits lover out of anyone!


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 40 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Cook grits according to package directions. Stir in cubed cheese and cayenne pepper. Keep warm over low heat.

  • Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute garlic and tomato until tomato begins to soften. Stir in shrimp and lemon juice. Saute until shrimp are pink. Season with salt to taste.

  • Spread warm grits on a serving platter and pour shrimp mixture on top.

Per Serving: 634 calories; protein 50.4g; carbohydrates 34.4g; fat 32.5g; cholesterol 341.4mg; sodium 1054.4mg.