Low Country Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Low Country Shrimp and Grits
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  1. For the grits, bring the water and heavy cream to a boil in a medium pot.
  2. Whisk in the grits, salt, and pepper.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium, place the butter on top of the grits, and cover. Continue cooking for about thirty minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. For the shrimp, heat the oil and garlic in a large sauce pan.
  5. Saute the onion, green onion, and tomato with salt and pepper over medium heat until the tomato is softened.
  6. Add the shrimp and pour the lemon juice, paprika, and parsley over them. Cook thoroughly.
  7. Add the heavy cream and hot sauce and simmer for a few minutes, allowing the cream to absorb the flavors. Serve over the grits.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 770.96 Kcal (3228 kJ)
Calories from fat 468.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52.1g 80%
Cholesterol 146.16mg 49%
Sodium 1868.35mg 78%
Potassium 250.65mg 5%
Total Carbs 66.9g 22%
Sugars 1.73g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4.28g 17%
Protein 11.8g 24%
Vitamin C 8.8mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 87.2mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 196.39 Kcal (822 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.27g 80%
Cholesterol 37.23mg 49%
Sodium 475.92mg 78%
Potassium 63.85mg 5%
Total Carbs 17.04g 22%
Sugars 0.44g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.09g 17%
Protein 3.01g 24%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 15%
Iron 0.7mg 14%
Calcium 22.2mg 9%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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