Sweet and Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Smoky Cheddar Grits

The classic New Orleans dish of shrimp and grits gets a spicy, smoky flavor twist with Southwest Seasoning.

Serves: 4
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • For the Grits, bring milk, water and Seasoning to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Gradually stir in grits. Reduce heat to low; simmer 12 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Add cheese and butter; stir until cheese is melted and grits are smooth. Keep warm. (If thinner consistency is desired, stir in additional milk or water

  • For the Shrimp, mix oil, brown sugar and Seasoning in large bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat well. Thread shrimp onto skewers

  • Grill over medium heat 2 minutes per side or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve shrimp over grits

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: If using wooden skewers, soak thoroughly in water for at least 30 minutes before threading with shrimp. This prevents them from burning when on the grill.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 379Calories: 379Cholesterol: 218mg
  • Sodium: 449mgProtein: 28g
  • Total Fat: 19gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g