Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Shrimp and Grits
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  1. Bring 3 cups water and butter to a boil in a small saucepan. Whisk in grits; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper; cover. Keep warm.
  2. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Add white onion, garlic, and mushrooms to pan; cook 8 minutes or until mushrooms begin to brown and give off liquid, stirring frequently. Add shrimp and red pepper; cook 3 minutes. Combine half-and-half and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add broth, flour mixture, remaining 3/8 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Top with green onions. Serve shrimp mixture with grits.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2161 Kcal (9048 kJ)
Calories from fat 1094.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 121.58g 187%
Cholesterol 365.84mg 122%
Sodium 7800.6mg 325%
Potassium 1299.37mg 28%
Total Carbs 189.9g 63%
Sugars 11.9g 48%
Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
Protein 84.95g 170%
Vitamin C 21.2mg 35%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 11.3mg 63%
Calcium 1104.8mg 110%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 115.27 Kcal (483 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.49g 187%
Cholesterol 19.51mg 122%
Sodium 416.1mg 325%
Potassium 69.31mg 28%
Total Carbs 10.13g 63%
Sugars 0.63g 48%
Dietary Fiber 0.59g 44%
Protein 4.53g 170%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 35%
Iron 0.6mg 63%
Calcium 58.9mg 110%

* 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

  • 52.6
  • 59

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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