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Fried Grits With Ham

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Ingredients
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking hominy grits 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely diced fully cooked ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Maple flavored syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

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

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Fried Grits With Ham Recipe