Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits is a classical dish in the Lowcountry of the coastal Carolinas and Georgia.

Originally it was found in the United States of America. It is a traditionally accepted breakfast dish, though many consider it more of a lunch. Elsewhere, grits are accompanied by fried catfish or salmon croquettes.

let’s discuss how this tasty dish ‘Shrimp and Grits’ is being prepared and what is the recipe for this mouth watering dish now.

Ingredients required –

4 cups of water

1 cup of stone-ground grits

3 tablespoons butter

2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 pound shrimp, peeled and devein

6 slices bacon, chopped

4 teaspoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

1 cup thinly sliced scallions

1 large clove garlic, minced

Salt and black pepper

Instructions :

Now bring 4 cups of water to boil. Add some salt and black pepper according to your taste. Add grits and cook until the water is absorbed, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat. Add butter and cheese as per your taste to it and stir well.

Wash shrimp and pat dry. Fry the bacon in a large skillet until browned. Drain well it well.
In grease, add shrimp. Cook until shrimp turns pink. Add lemon juice, chopped bacon, parsley, scallions and garlic. Sauté it for 3 minutes.

Now bring the grits into a serving bowl with the help of a spoon. Add shrimp mixture and mix it well. Serve hot immediately to your loved ones.

Nutritional Facts :

1 cup (240 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 358                                                                        Calories from Fat 179
                                                                                                  % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20g                                                                                    31%

Saturated Fat 10g                                                         (50%)

                 Trans Fat 0.5g                                                               (50%)

Cholesterol 150mg                                                                           50%

Sodium 1130mg                                                                                47%

Potassium 228mg                                                                             7%

Total Carbohydrates 21g                                                                  7%

                  Dietary Fiber 1.3g                                                          (5%)
                 Sugars 0.7g                                                                       (2%)

So, now you are aware of all the goodness of Shrimp and Grits, and are good to go, to prepare this beautiful and exotic, restaurant like taste dish ‘Shrimp and Grits’ at your home with a easy recipe in just 40 minutes. We hope you’ll love it.

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