Southern Shrimp and Grits

Prepare our Southern Shrimp and Grits to get a taste of southern cooking wherever you live! You'll find Southern Shrimp and Grits to be a cheesy delight.

Southern Shrimp and Grits


  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup instant grits
  • 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan.
  2. Add salt.
  3. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook for 7 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese; set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet on medium-heat heat until crisp.
  5. Drain on paper towels; set aside.
  6. Add shrimp, onions and garlic to skillet; cook and stir 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  7. Add bacon, parsley and lemon juice; mix well.
  8. Serve shrimp mixture over grits.
  9. Serve with a mixed green salad to round out the meal.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information: Calories 390; Total fat 17 g; Saturated fat 9 g; Cholesterol 255 mg; Sodium 840 mg; Carbohydrate 25 g; Dietary fiber 2 g; Sugars 1 g; Protein 34 g

Vitamin A 20 %DV; Vitamin C 8 %DV; Calcium 25 %DV; Iron 70 %DV

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Kraft Foods -

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