Friday, May 15, 2009

Hungry Girl Recipe: Shrimp & Grits

Ingredients: For Grits 1/2 cup quick-cooking grits 1 wedge T he Laughing Cow Light Original Swiss cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese 1 tbsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown) dash salt For Shrimp 8 oz. raw shrimp, peeled, tails removed, deveined, patted dry 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions (white and green parts) 2 tbsp. precooked real crumbled bacon (like the kind by Hormel) 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. minced garlic Optional: Tabasco sauce Directions: In a medium pot, bring 2 cups water to a boil on the stove. Add grits and salt and stir well. Reduce heat to lowest setting. Stirring occasionally, cook until water has been absorbed, about 6 - 7 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in shredded cheese, cheese wedge, and butter. Cover and set aside until ready to serve. Bring a large pan sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat on the stove. Add shrimp and cook until pink and just done, about 3 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking. Add scallions, parsley, lemon juice, and garlic. If you like, add a dash or two of Tabasco. Stir well and remove from heat. Serve grits topped with shrimp and bacon. Eat up, y'all! MAKES 2 SERVINGS POINTS® value 8
Recipe courtesy of Hungry Girl

1 comment:

Jill said...

I made this for dinner tonight. It was so delish! Even my husband loved it and the portion was huge!

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