Sweet and Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Smoky Cheddar Grits
main dishes

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.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 20m

    Cook Time

  • 379

    Calories

  • 10

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

Servings

Smoky Cheddar Grits

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Southwest Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned white grits
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Southwest Seasoning
  • 1 pound (26 to 30 count) large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Instructions

  • 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

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