Gump's Shrimp & Grits Recipe

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Gump's Shrimp & Grits
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  1. In a large saucepan, bring water and 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning to a boil. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat. Cover and cook for 12-14 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Add cheese; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until melted. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. Place the butter, oil, garlic, oregano, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne and remaining Creole seasoning in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Squeeze juice from lemon into dish; add lemon quarters. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 4-6 minutes or until hot. Add shrimp; bake 10-12 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink, stirring once.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the mushrooms, bacon, shallot and remaining cayenne over medium heat until bacon is crisp. Add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is evaporated. Reduce heat; stir in spinach and cream.
  4. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on. Spoon grits onto serving dishes; top each with sauce mixture and a shrimp. Yield: 16 appetizers.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 360.71 Kcal (1510 kJ)
Calories from fat 195.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.72g 33%
Cholesterol 49.13mg 16%
Sodium 367.67mg 15%
Potassium 152.57mg 3%
Total Carbs 32.09g 11%
Sugars 1.3g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.97g 8%
Protein 10.18g 20%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 23.1mg 128%
Calcium 137.1mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 218.05 Kcal (913 kJ)
Calories from fat 118.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.13g 33%
Cholesterol 29.7mg 16%
Sodium 222.25mg 15%
Potassium 92.23mg 3%
Total Carbs 19.4g 11%
Sugars 0.79g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.19g 8%
Protein 6.15g 20%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 9%
Iron 14mg 128%
Calcium 82.9mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.6
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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