Fried Grits With Ham
|Quick cooking hominy grits||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Finely diced fully cooked ham||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Maple flavored syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
In saucepan combine 4 cups water and salt; bring to boiling.
Slowly stir in grits.
Cook, covered, over low heat for 2 1/2 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; remove from heat.
Stir in ham and margarine.
Pour into a greased 8x8x2-inch pan.
Cool; chill till firm, about 3 hours.
Cut in 2-inch squares.
Beat egg with 2 tablespoons cold water; dip squares in egg mixture, then in flour.
In skillet cook grit squares on both sides in small amount of hot shortening till golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1277 Calories from Fat 439
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49 g76.1%
Saturated Fat 11.6 g58.2%
Trans Fat 3.9 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 1055 mg44%
Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.8%
Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.8%
Sugars 48.8 g
Protein 22 g44.4%
Vitamin A 15.6% Vitamin C 0.03%
Calcium 9.1% Iron 47.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet