Arron's Shrimp and Grits Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Arron's Shrimp and Grits Recipe
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Arron's Shrimp and Grits

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"My take on a low-country classic."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Bring 2 cups shrimp stock to a boil in a saucepan; reduce heat to low and let the stock simmer.
  2. Whisk cornmeal with remaining 1 cup shrimp stock in a bowl until smooth. Whisk the moistened cornmeal into the simmering shrimp stock. Stir grits occasionally until slightly thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in butter until incorporated. Mix in sharp Cheddar cheese, about 1 tablespoon at a time, until cheese has smoothly melted into grits.
  3. Bring grits back to a simmer and cook, stirring often, until tender, 15 to 20 more minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
  4. While grits are simmering, heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir celery until tender, 3 to 4 minutes; stir in onion, green bell pepper, thyme, and oregano. Cook and stir vegetables until onion is translucent, 7 to 8 minutes.
  5. Mix tomato sauce into cooked vegetables and simmer for about 5 minutes to blend the flavors; stir in the sour cream to make a sauce.
  6. Stir shrimp into the sauce with vegetables and cover skillet. Bring sauce to a simmer, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer until shrimp are pink and no longer translucent in the middle, 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. To serve, turn grits into a large shallow serving bowl and arrange shrimp over the grits using tongs. Pour sauce and vegetables over shrimp and grits; season to taste with hot pepper sauce and sprinkle with green onion.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • This dish can easily be made lower calorie by substituting low fat cheese, sour cream, and buttery spread.
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Feb 23, 2013

Very good kids wanted seconds and they don't eat shrimp!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 336 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.3 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 193 mg
  • 64%
  • Fat
  • 13.7 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 929 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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