Shrimp with Goat Cheese Grits

Shrimp with Goat Cheese Grits Recipe

Photo: Helen Dujardin; Styling: Mindi Shapiro-Levine

Serves 4

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4 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking grits
4 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled
4 scallions, white and light green parts, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup frozen peas


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

1. In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil over high heat. Gradually whisk in grits, reduce heat to low and cook, whisking, until very thick, approximately 4 1/2 minutes. Whisk in cheese and scallions until well combined. Taste and season with salt, if desired. Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.

2. In a medium skillet, warm olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, season with salt and cook, stirring, until almost pink, approximately 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, garlic and peas, then continue to cook, stirring, until shrimp are cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes longer.

3. Divide grits among 4 bowls. Top with shrimp mixture, then serve immediately.

Created date

March 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 465
Fat 15 g
Satfat 5 g
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrate 54 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 156 mg
Sodium 1453 mg