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Shrimp and Grits Italian Style

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This is a great recipe for dinner. Give it a try because it is very different from Italian Shrimp and Grits.
For grits
  Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Grits 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1 tablespoon for grits and 1/2 tablespoon for garnish)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
For shrimp
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pancetta 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cubed
  Garlic cloves 2 , chopped
  Red chilli flakes To Taste
  Canned diced tomatoes 14 Ounce
  Shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Onion powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For garnish
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped

1. In a saucepan, heat stock and bring to boil.
2. Add in grits, stir and allow to cook until all the liquid is evaporated, stirring frequently.
3. Add in butter and parmesan cheese and stir well, remove and keep warm.
4. Using a sharp knife cut the pancetta in cubes.
5. In non-stick pan heat oil, add in pancetta, garlic and pepper flakes, cook until the meat is brown, for about 3 minutes.
6. Add in the diced tomatoes, stir and allow to cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
7. Add in the shrimps, salt and pepper, stir and cook for about 2 minutes until shrimps are cooked.

8. In a serving plate, make a bed of grits and top it with shrimps.
9. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Shrimps and grits with cheese — the very thought of this delectable treat is good enough to melt your heart and taste buds. This perennial favorite dish is quite a cinch to make. All you have to do is stream the video and watch it carefully and you will be a pro in cooking it even before you realize.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 524 Calories from Fat 194

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 201.4 mg67.1%

Sodium 890.6 mg37.1%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 37 g74.1%

Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 29.3%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 33.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp And Grits Italian Style Recipe Video