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Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits
Ingredients
  • 2  red and/or yellow sweet peppers
  • 1/2  cup  quick cooking hominy grits
  • 1/2  cup  shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 oz.)
  • 1 1/2  pounds  medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 1/2  teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/4  cup  olive oil
  • 1  cup  cilantro sprigs
  • 1  tablespoon  cider vinegar
  •  Lemon wedges and cilantro sprigs, optional
Directions

1. Halve, seed, and coarsely chop peppers. In medium saucepan heat 1-34 cups water to boiling. Stir in grits and peppers. Return to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes, until most water is absorbed and grits are tender. Stir in cheese. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Cover; keep warm.

2. In bowl toss shrimp with chili powder. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp. Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.

3. In food processor combine remaining oil, cilantro, vinegar, and 2 tablespoons water. Drizzle over shrimp and grits. Serve with lemon and cilantro. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 385,
  • Fat, total (g) 21,
  • chol. (mg) 185,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 21,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 10,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 29,
  • vit. A (IU) 3304,
  • vit. C (mg) 97,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 4,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 81,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 423,
  • Potassium (mg) 394,
  • calcium (mg) 172,
  • iron (mg) 5,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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