Shrimp 'n' Grits Skewers

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Shrimp 'n' Grits SkewersRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Try shrimp and grits in skewer form. These skewers feature polenta cubes, shrimp, and grape tomatoes. 

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 skewers)


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2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
16 grape tomatoes
8 (10-inch) skewers
Cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Combine olive oil and melted butter in a small bowl. Stir in tarragon. Cut polenta into 16 cubes. Thread 2 polenta cubes, 3 shrimp, and 2 grape tomatoes alternately onto each skewer. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Coat skewers with cooking spray. Add skewers to pan; grill 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done. Remove skewers from heat; brush with butter mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Created date

August 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 217
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 388 mg
Calcium 54 mg