Shrimp and Cheesy Grits with Bacon

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits with Bacon

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"Lowcountry style shrimp and grits at its best!"

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 514 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 31.6 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 17g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 39.1 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 257 mg
  • 86%
  • Sodium:
  • 1490 mg
  • 60%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring chicken broth and evaporated milk to a boil in a large saucepan; stir in grits and salt and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer grits until thick, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Stir in 1 cup Cheddar cheese until melted. Set grits aside and keep warm.
  2. Cook and stir bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a bowl. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings from the skillet and cook and stir shrimp, green bell pepper, and onion in bacon drippings until shrimp are bright pink and no longer translucent inside and green pepper is tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir bacon into shrimp mixture.
  3. Spread grits into a serving dish, top with shrimp mixture, and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon Cheddar cheese for garnish.
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This was a delicious and simple dish to make. I followed this recipe almost exactly. Only made a few minor changes. I only made enough for one to start. I cooked the white grits according to...

LOVED this recipe! Nice, creamy, and easy and no tomatoes :) As always, I made a few changes but they were simple. I cooked the bacon whole and saved to sprinkle on top; added minced garlic to...

Yummy! Hit with the whole family. I used chicken bullion and water since I didn't have broth. Green peppers are not my friend, so they were omitted. I used chopped green onions to replace th...