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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




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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

1 serving
274 calories; protein 27.1g; carbohydrates 29.5g; dietary fiber 1.8g; sugars 4.9g; fat 5.6g; saturated fat 1.8g; cholesterol 151.5mg; vitamin a iu 473.5IU; vitamin c 5.1mg; folate 14.6mcg; calcium 271.7mg; iron 3.2mg; magnesium 56.6mg; potassium 330.3mg; sodium 384.3mg.

3 lean protein, 2 starch