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Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

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Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

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Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

This Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits recipe is easy and has a great twist that your whole family will love!

Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

 

Ingredients for Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits:

  • Shrimp:

1 lb. medium shrimp (deveined and shelled)

4 Tbsp jerk seasoning

½ C jerk marinade

Salt to taste

3 Tbsp avocado oil

1 C diced pineapple (sauteed)

  • Grits:

1 C grits

2 C water

3 C whole milk

½ C Smoked Gouda

½ C Parmesan

How To Make Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits:

  • Shrimp:

Step 1. In a medium bowl add the jerk seasonings, marinade, and salt. Stir to blend. Set aside.

Step 2. Prep a large skillet heating it on the stove until it is hot.

Step 3. Add in the oil.

Step 4. Toss in the shrimp. Brown each side of the shrimp for 1 ½ minutes.

Step 5. Transfer to a bowl.

Step 6. Reheat if necessary.

  • Grits:

Step 1. Pour in the water, milk, and salt in a medium pot.

Step 2. Bring to a boil.

Step 3. Whisk the contents in the pot while adding in the grits.

Step 4. Reduce the heat, continuing to whisk allowing the grits to cook for 15 minutes.

Step 5. The grits will thicken.

Step 6. Add the Gouda and Parmesan cheeses.

Step 7. Lower the heat to a simmer. Cover the pot. Stirring often.

Step 8. Transfer the grits to bowls.

Step 9. Garnish with sauteed pineapples and scallions.

Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

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Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Jerk Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Yield: 4 to 6

Ingredients

Shrimp:

  • 1 lb. medium shrimp (deveined and shelled)
  • 4 Tbsp jerk seasoning
  • ½ C jerk marinade
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 C diced pineapple (sauteed)

Grits:

  • 1 C grits
  • 2 C water
  • 3 C whole milk
  • ½ C Smoked Gouda
  • ½ C Parmesan

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Instructions

Shrimp:

  1. In a medium bowl add the jerk seasonings, marinade, and salt. Stir to blend. Set aside.
  2. Prep a large skillet heating it on the stove until it is hot.
  3. Add in the oil.
  4. Toss in the shrimp. Brown each side of the shrimp for 1 ½ minutes.
  5. Transfer to a bowl.
  6. Reheat if necessary.

Grits:

  1. Pour in the water, milk, and salt in a medium pot.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Whisk the contents in the pot while adding in the grits.
  4. Reduce the heat, continuing to whisk allowing the grits to cook for 15 minutes.
  5. The grits will thicken.
  6. Add the Gouda and Parmesan cheeses.
  7. Lower the heat to a simmer. Cover the pot. Stirring often.
  8. Transfer the grits to bowls.
  9. Garnish with sauteed pineapples and scallions.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 390Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 188mgSodium: 1625mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 27g

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