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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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  • 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; protein 27.1g 54% DV; carbohydrates 29.5g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 1.8g 7% DV; sugars 4.9g; fat 5.6g 9% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 151.5mg 51% DV; vitamin a iu 473.5IU 10% DV; vitamin c 5.1mg 8% DV; folate 14.6mcg 4% DV; calcium 271.7mg 27% DV; iron 3.2mg 18% DV; magnesium 56.6mg 20% DV; potassium 330.3mg 9% DV; sodium 384.3mg 15% DV.