Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

Spicy shrimp is served with creamy grits and colorful sweet peppers to make this quick dinner. A cilantro vinaigrette finishes off the dish.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
4
TOTAL TIME
25 mins

Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

Spicy shrimp is served with creamy grits and colorful sweet peppers to make this quick dinner. A cilantro vinaigrette finishes off the dish.

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
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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 information

Per Serving: 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 (µg) 81, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 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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