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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

  • 1 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
  • 2 For the Shrimp, mix oil, brown sugar and Seasoning in large bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat well. Thread shrimp onto skewers
  • 3 Grill over medium heat 2 minutes per side or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve shrimp over grits

TIPS AND TRICKS

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.

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