Onion and garlic season the shrimp, which is served on a bed of grits and topped off with cheese and green onions in this simple recipe. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired; set aside. In a medium saucepan, combine broth, milk, and grits. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes or until grits are desired consistency, stirring occasionally.

  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until onion is tender and lightly browned. Remove onion mixture from skillet and set aside. Add shrimp to hot skillet; cook over medium heat for 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning occasionally. Stir in onion mixture and parsley.

  • Divide grits among six shallow bowls; top with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and green onions.

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; 5.6 g total fat; 1.8 g saturated fat; 152 mg cholesterol; 384 mg sodium. 330 mg potassium; 29.5 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 27.1 g protein; 473 IU vitamin a iu; 5 mg vitamin c; 15 mcg folate; 272 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 57 mg magnesium;