Barbecued Shrimp & Grits

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Barbecued Shrimp & Grits a try. This recipe makes 6 servings with 656 calories, 47g of protein, and 31g of fat each. For $4.05 per serving, this recipe covers 24% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 55 people were impressed by this recipe. If you have garlic cloves, salt, raw shrimp, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. With a spoonacular score of 63%, this dish is solid. Users who liked this recipe also liked Creole Barbecued Shrimp, Shrimp and Grits, and Shrimp & Grits.

Servings: 6

 

Ingredients:

8 strips bacon

Barbecue sauce to taste

1/2 stick butter

3 garlic cloves minced

2 cups grits

2 lb medium raw shrimp

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup chopped scallions

1 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese

1 tablespoon water

Equipment:

skewers

grill

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

  1. Fry bacon until crisp, crumble and set aside.
  2. Peel and devein shrimp.
  3. Grill shrimp on a skewer for 2-3 minutes on each side or until pink. Alternatively, fry shrimp over medium heat, a few minutes per side until pink (about 5-8 minutes total).
  4. Saute garlic in 1 tbsp butter.
  5. Bring water to boil, add grits.
  6. Stir and cover for 5 minutes then turn heat to low.
  7. Stir in cheese, remaining butter, garlic, and salt.
  8. Toss shrimp in barbecue sauce.
  9. Layer grits, shrimp, bacon, and scallions in a bowl and serve piping hot.
  10. Top with additional barbecue sauce if desired.

 

Step by step:


1. Fry bacon until crisp, crumble and set aside. Peel and devein shrimp. Grill shrimp on a skewer for 2-3 minutes on each side or until pink. Alternatively, fry shrimp over medium heat, a few minutes per side until pink (about 5-8 minutes total).

2. Saute garlic in 1 tbsp butter.Bring water to boil, add grits. Stir and cover for 5 minutes then turn heat to low. Stir in cheese, remaining butter, garlic, and salt. Toss shrimp in barbecue sauce. Layer grits, shrimp, bacon, and scallions in a bowl and serve piping hot. Top with additional barbecue sauce if desired.


Nutrition Information:

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655 Calories
46g Protein
31g Total Fat
43g Carbs
12% Health Score
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Calories
655
33%

Fat
31g
48%

  Saturated Fat
15g
94%

Carbohydrates
43g
15%

  Sugar
1g
1%

Cholesterol
450mg
150%

Sodium
1721mg
75%

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Protein
46g
93%

Selenium
90µg
130%

Phosphorus
529mg
53%

Calcium
439mg
44%

Manganese
0.71mg
35%

Zinc
4mg
30%

Vitamin K
27µg
26%

Vitamin B12
1µg
25%

Iron
4mg
24%

Copper
0.47mg
24%

Magnesium
78mg
20%

Vitamin A
767IU
15%

Vitamin E
2mg
14%

Vitamin B3
2mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.18mg
12%

Vitamin B2
0.19mg
11%

Vitamin C
9mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.22mg
11%

Potassium
323mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.78mg
8%

Folate
29µg
7%

Fiber
1g
5%

Vitamin D
0.43µg
3%

covered percent of daily need
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