Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

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10 min.
35 min.
4 Servings

Bacon, crushed red pepper and sautéed garlic gives this Shrimp and Grits recipe robust flavors. Garnish with finely chopped parsley before serving. Your family will love this tasty dish.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 3/4 cups quick grits
  • 4 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 5 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
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PLACE water, grits and bouillon in large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes; reduce heat to low. Stir in 1 cup evaporated milk; cover. Cook, stirring frquently, for 6 to 8 minutes or until grits are tender.

COOK bacon in medium skillet over medium heat until crisp; drain. Return bacon to skillet; add shrimp, garlic and crushed red papper. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add wine; scrape any brown bits that are stuck to the bottom of skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 2 minutes or until wine has reduced by half. Stir in remaining evaporated milk. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce has thickened.

DIVIDE grits among four bowls. Top with shrimp mixture; sprinkle with parsley.

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Made this for dinner tonight & fam loved it! The only reason 4 stars instead of 5 is because I had to let shrimp mixture sit for about 10-15 minutes before it thickened. But other than that it was great!

- D Huddleston from Memphis, TN

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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