Recipes and Cooking Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits 4.0 (6) Add your rating & review Spicy shrimp is served with creamy grits and colorful sweet peppers to make this quick dinner. A cilantro vinaigrette finishes off the dish. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2009 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 red and/or yellow sweet peppers ½ cup quick cooking hominy grits ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 oz.) 1 ½ pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup cilantro sprigs 1 tablespoon cider vinegar Lemon wedges and cilantro sprigs, optional Directions 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. 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 385 Calories 21g Fat 21g Carbs 29g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 385 % Daily Value * Total Fat 21g 27% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 185mg 62% Sodium 423mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 3g Protein 29g Vitamin C 96.8mg 484% Calcium 171.6mg 13% Iron 4.5mg 25% Potassium 394mg 8% Folate, total 80.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.