Garlic Cheese Grits with Shrimp

Garlic Cheese Grits with Shrimp

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"This is my version of a South Carolina coastal specialty. It will make a grits lover out of anyone!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 634 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 32.5 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 50.4 g
  • 101%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 341 mg
  • 114%
  • Sodium:
  • 1054 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook grits according to package directions. Stir in cubed cheese and cayenne pepper. Keep warm over low heat.
  2. 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.
  3. Spread warm grits on a serving platter and pour shrimp mixture on top.
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This was a great, simple recipe. I did use one South Carolina trick that you didn't mention--I cooked the grits in Chicken Broth rather than water, plus I added a little Half & Half to make the...

I am giving this 5 stars because the shrimp mixture with the sauce is incredible and SO easy to make, however I used the Velveeta grits recipe the first time I made this and it was awful. As a S...

This turned out great! I had a similar recipe in Charleston on a business trip and had a craving for this very dish. I did vary from the recipe by adding processed cheese (velvetta) instead of g...