Carolina Shrimp & Cheddar Grits
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 2-3/4 hours
- 1 cup uncooked stone-ground grits
- 1 large garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 4 cups water
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1 pound peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (31-40 per pound)
- 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
- 4 green onions, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 4 teaspoons lemon juice
- 2 to 3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
- Place the first 5 ingredients in a 3-qt. slow cooker; stir to combine. Cook, covered, on high until water is absorbed and grits are tender, 2-1/2-3 hours, stirring every 45 minutes.
- Stir in cheese and butter until melted. Stir in remaining ingredients; cook, covered, on high until heated through, 15-30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1-1/3 cups: 417 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 175mg cholesterol, 788mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.
Jul 21, 2019
This was absolutely amazing! I garnished with crisp and added diced baby bellas since a friend of mine said how good it was. Thank you for this wonderful recipe!
Oct 1, 2018
I normally don't like grips, but there are really delicious!
Jan 29, 2018
We really loved this! The first time I had shrimp and grits was just a couple of years ago at a restaurant. It was just about the best thing I had ever eaten. Made this recipe today and it is fantastic! Served with the green onions and tabasco at the table made it even better. Thanks for sharing!
Aug 1, 2017
I have never liked Grits even after living in the south for several years. I saved this only because I love Shrimp, cheese and veg's so I thought why not try again. This was Amazing!! We didn't have time for the slow cooker so my husband grilled the shrimp and the rest on the stove. Thanks for sharing this delicious meal!!
Jan 2, 2017
After a recent trip to the South, we've been stuck on Creole food. Grits is something we feel in love with. This recipe is just amazing.
Jun 9, 2016
Can I ask about the plate used in the photo? I notice the A-B logo on it. Do you know where the plate originated from?
Jul 9, 2015
These cheesy grits are creamy and full of flavor! I will definitely make this recipe again!