Lowcountry Shrimp and Cheese Grits

Lowcountry Shrimp and Cheese Grits This is a quick, delicious recipe that showcases shrimp AND grits at their best. I have had equally good results using fresh and frozen shrimp.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 35 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • In a saucepan, bring the water and salt to a boil. Stir in the quick grits and reduce the heat. Cook slowly for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the garlic cheese until melted. Let sit for 2 to 4 minutes; keep warm.

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  • In a skillet, heat the butter and oil over medium heat. Saute the shrimp until pink. Stir in diced tomato and cook until tomato is heated through. Remove from heat and salt and pepper to taste.

  • Spread the cheese grits on a warm platter. Top with shrimp mixture.

Per Serving: 327 calories; protein 28.3g; carbohydrates 24.8g; fat 13.2g; cholesterol 209.7mg; sodium 639.1mg.