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    Crook's Corner Shrimp and Grits

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    25 mins

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    ebbtide's Note:

    Found this in the Charlotte Observor recently and it seems to have originated in a Chapel Hill eatery. Quick and very tasty. I used dried parsley (1 tbsp) which I had on hand. Great served with an nice fresh garden salad.

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    1. 1
      Cook grits according to package instructions. Turn off heat and add cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, butter, salt and peppers and tabasco sauce. Stir until mixed. Set aside, but keep warm.
    2. 2
      Saute bacon in skillet, drain on paper towel, crumble and set aside.
    3. 3
      Put olive oil in clean skillet. Pat shrimp dry. When oil is quite hot, place shrimp in an even layer in skillet, turning as they color. Add mushrooms and saute for about 4 minutes. Add scallions and garlic and saute for 1 minute more. Season with lemon juice and a dash more of tabasco sauce. Add parsley and salt and pepper to taste.
    4. 4
      Divide grits over four plates. Spoon shrimp on top, sprinkle with bacon and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 02, 2010


      I have made this dish several times and it is an excelllent recipe. A good balance of flavors and textures, with a real honest flavor.

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    Nutritional Facts for Crook's Corner Shrimp and Grits

    Serving Size: 1 (378 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 742.0
    Calories from Fat 426
    Total Fat 47.3 g
    Saturated Fat 20.8 g
    Cholesterol 261.6 mg
    Sodium 1106.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 36.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    Sugars 1.7 g
    Protein 41.6 g

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