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Shrimp And Grits Gratin

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  Chopped fresh basil/1 tablespoon dried basil 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Raspberry vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Instant grits 3 Cup (48 tbs), uncooked
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Paprika 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Combine chopped basil, lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind, and minced garlic in a shallow dish; stir well.
Add shrimp, stirring to coat.
Cover; marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Remove shrimp; set aside.
Discard marinade.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine 4 cups boiling water and grits in a large bowl; stir well.
Add marinated shrimp, 2 tablespoons cheese, parsley, 1 teaspoon lemon rind, and pepper; stir well.
Spoon grits mixture into a 2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons cheese and paprika.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2269 Calories from Fat 302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.4%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 716.9 mg239%

Sodium 6136.5 mg255.7%

Total Carbohydrates 359 g119.7%

Dietary Fiber 23.6 g94.5%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 149 g297.7%

Vitamin A 123.9% Vitamin C 132.2%

Calcium 231.8% Iron 778.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Shrimp And Grits Gratin Recipe