Salt & Pepper Shrimp and Grits
Salt & Pepper Shrimp and Grits
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This is a dish that makes a great meal anytime of day! Whether you want a big breakfast, a hearty dinner, or any meal in between; lightly crispy salt & pepper shrimp over cheesy grits, garnished with crispy bacon, scallions, and topped with a creamy poached egg is a dish that will keep you going!

    Ingredients

    • 8 cups water
    • 2 cups stone-ground cornmeal (do not use instant grits)
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
    • Kosher salt
    • freshly ground black pepper
    • ½ pound bacon
    • 1 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined*
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 4 eggs
    • 4 scallions, sliced

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 935 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 45 g 68.99%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 121.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 307 mg 102.18%
    • Sodium: 1955 mg 81.44%
    • Calcium: 1001 mg 100.07%
    • Potassium: 1695 mg 48.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 12 mg 64.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 80 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 29 g 116.04%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 67 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 36.15%
    • Vitamin C 39.58%
    • Vitamin D 1.8%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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