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Creole Shrimp and Sweet Potato Grits

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15Ingredients
45Minutes
540Calories
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Ingredients

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6 SERVINGS
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup grits (uncooked regular)
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 2 pounds shrimp (large raw, peeled and deveined)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup green onions (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes (cooked, mashed)
  • 1 cup gouda cheese (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
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    Directions

    1. Bring milk and 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; gradually whisk in grits. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until thickened.
    2. Meanwhile, sprinkle Creole seasoning over shrimp. Sauté garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 30 seconds. Add shrimp, and sauté 3 minutes or until shrimp are almost pink. Add green onions and next 3 ingredients, and sauté 3 minutes.
    3. Stir potatoes and next 4 ingredients into grits. Serve shrimp mixture over sweet potato grits.

    NutritionView More

    540Calories
    Sodium44% DV1060mg
    Fat34% DV22g
    Protein92% DV47g
    Carbs12% DV37g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories540Calories from Fat200
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat22g34%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol290mg97%
    Sodium1060mg44%
    Potassium660mg19%
    Protein47g92%
    Calories from Fat200
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate37g12%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A80%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium50%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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