Easy Weeknight Shrimp and Grits
Easy Shrimp and Grits – This recipe is so quick to make with few ingredients. Creamy buttery grits topped with Old Bay seasoned shrimp.
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups quick cooking grits
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
- 1 cup spinach, seasoned and sauteed
- 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, diced
- salt and pepper, to taste
In a medium saucepan, whisk in the chicken broth and grits on medium high heat.
Once the grits come to a boil, reduce the heat to low and continue to simmer, whisking occasionally until done. About 5 minutes.
Stir the butter and cheese into the grits until melted.
While the grits are cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add in the onion, and cook until translucent, about 3-5 minutes.
Season the shrimp with the Old Bay Seasoning and add to the skillet with the onion. Cook until shrimp turn pink if using raw shrimp, or if using pre-cooked shrimp just until heated thoroughly, about 5 minutes.
Serve the grits in a bowl, topped with the shrimp, and the sauteed spinach and tomatoes.
Calories: 679kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 2456mg | Potassium: 620mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1518IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 417mg | Iron: 7mg