• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Like any structure, constructing a great Shrimp and Grits requires a robust foundation. Cooking the grits in water makes them taste… well… watery. Cooking them in milk makes them rich and creamy, but they still taste pretty bland. To really take my grits over-the-top, I like to cook them in a 50:50 blend of chicken … Continue reading “Shrimp and Grits”

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoonolive oil
    • 14 gramsgarlic (2 large cloves, finely minced)
    • 1 teaspoonsmoked paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoonsalt
    • ground black pepper (to taste)
    • 250 gramsshrimp (peeled and deveined)
    • 1 1/2 cupschicken stock
    • 1 1/2 cupswhole milk
    • 85 gramsgrits (~1/2 cup)
    • 80 gramswhite cheddar cheese (~1 cup)
    • 1 tablespooncultured unsalted butter
    • 70 gramsTasso ham (or bacon, cut into 1/4-inch cubes)
    • 90 gramsonion (1/2 small onion, diced)
    • 65 gramsred bell pepper (1/2 red bell pepper, diced)
    • 0.5 lemon (to taste)
    • Flat-leaf parsley

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 303 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 16 mg 5.27%
    • Sodium: 781 mg 32.52%
    • Calcium: 197 mg 19.65%
    • Potassium: 423 mg 12.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 31 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.62%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 54.03%
    • Vitamin C 125.32%
    • Vitamin D 15.56%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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