Garlic Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Garlic Shrimp and Cheesy Grits


"Shrimp cooked with garlic and onion are served over garlic cheese grits. This is a dish for garlic lovers. Serve with garlic bread, or your preference of bread."


35 m servings 268 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 268 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 10g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 22 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 155 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 665 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring chicken broth, milk, and 1 teaspoon garlic to a boil in a saucepan. Stir in grits, reduce heat to low, and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and thoroughly mix in Cheddar cheese; season with salt and black pepper. Set grits aside and keep warm.
  3. Heat butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and 2 teaspoons garlic until softened and beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir shrimp into onion mixture and cook until shrimp are pink and no longer translucent in the center, about 5 more minutes. Stir in hot pepper sauce.
  5. Serve grits in a large serving bowl topped with shrimp mixture.
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  1. 25 Ratings


OMG One of the best dishes I have make in a long time. So good. I highly recommend. And so easy to make.

This was great! I added 1/4 cup more milk to the grits, as my grits label said 3 cups liquid to 3/4 cup grits - was glad I did that, or they would have been too thick. I added 1/4 tsp. salt + ...

Since there were two components to this recipe, I had to average out my rating. I could only give 2 stars. Although the final taste of the grits were very good, I had to add 3/4 cup more liquid ...

Wow !!!!! Good Stuff ! Being from the north I had never had shrimp and grits before, so I was really impressed at how easy and delicious these where. This recipe will now be in my rotation for s...

These were really really good. I think the trick is to use real chicken stock, not the canned stuff. I had some stock that I froze last time I did a chicken and used it for this recipe. Delic...

Easy and yummy!!! Like others I added 4 cups liquid (2 cups milk&1 cups broth) to one cup grits. Other than that, no changes made. Hubby loved it and had two helpings! Will make again for sur...

This is actually a pretty good recipe except for the liquid ratio being off for the grits. Like some others I added an extra cup of milk (I used whole) and the grits came out great. I also added...

This recipe was delicious! Talk about a quick dinner to prepare!!! Only changes I made were to double the recipe as we have hungry teenagers and to bulk up a bit by adding small pieces of Keilba...

This was unbelievable! Made as is except did add 1more cup of milk because my grits specified 1c dry to 4 c liquid. Never had shrimp and grits and am so glad this was my first try. This is a kee...