I haven't made this - but as a health nut from the south - a few tips... Quick Cooking grits are for the birds. Get the real stuff cook low and simmer... It's the difference between grit and mush. Also - instead of water - sub in skim milk as well in your liquid mix. And sharp cheddar is key. Also bacon - in moderation never hurt anyone. A slice or two that you then cook the shrimp in bacon grease.. Looks like a solid recipe - just a few tips from a shrimp and grit lover.