Low-Country Shrimp and Grits

INGRIDSTEVENS
18Ingredients
24Minutes
500Calories

Description

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Ingredients

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  • 4 bacon slices (center-cut, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms (quartered)
  • 5 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 3 1/4 cups unsalted chicken stock (divided)
  • 3/4 cup coffee (black)
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice (lower-sodium)
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 pound medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits (uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup tomato (chopped, seeded)
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
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    Directions

    1. Cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Add onion, thyme, mushrooms, and garlic; sauté 6 minutes or until onions and mushrooms are golden brown. Add 1 1/4 cups chicken stock, coffee, next 4 ingredients (through red pepper), and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes. Add cornstarch, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add shrimp; simmer 4 minutes or until shrimp are done.
    2. Bring remaining 2 cups stock, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, and milk to a boil in a medium saucepan; add grits, stirring with a whisk. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently with a whisk.
    3. Place 1/2 cup grits in each of 4 shallow bowls; top each serving with 1 cup shrimp mixture. Sprinkle each serving with 2 tablespoons tomato and about 1 tablespoon green onions.

    NutritionView More

    500Calories
    Sodium30% DV730mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein76% DV39g
    Carbs20% DV59g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories500Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol195mg65%
    Sodium730mg30%
    Potassium1100mg31%
    Protein39g76%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate59g20%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars15g30%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium25%
    Iron20%

    * 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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