Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits

Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits

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"This is a Charleston, South Carolina recipe. It is a combination of all the best recipes I have seen, and similar to a dish that is served in a popular Downtown Charleston restaurant."

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  • Calories:
  • 387 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 31.5 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 190 mg
  • 63%
  • Sodium:
  • 396 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the milk to a boil. Stir in the grits, and reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until silky, about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onions until tender, then toss in shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink. Stir shrimp mixture into grits, and continue cooking for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.
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This is not an authentic Charleston recipe. The gravy in real shrimp & grits is always flavored by bacon, or at least some other type of pork. It's a rich, deep, brown, and absolutely delicious...

One BIG suggestion for those wishing to fix "shrimp and grits" or any other recipe calling for shrimp. Do NOT cook shrimp longer than 3 minutes or the shrimp will be tough. 3 minutes is the stan...

I tested this recipe before serving it to my supper club. For the big night I used a stick of butter instead of a tablespoon and as always, I cooked the shrimp separately. It's easy to over co...