Shrimp and Grits Dip

Shrimp and Grits Dip
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Shrimp and Grits Dip
Danny Kim

Shrimp and Grits Dip

Easy, cheesy, and loaded with shrimp — who doesn’t want to dig into that bowl of dip? This quick and easy recipe from Every Day with Rachel Ray is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and comes together with just a handful of ingredients in about 15 minutes.

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8
Servings
289
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups whole milk
  • 1 Cup quick-cooking grits
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Cups shredded Cheddar
  • ¼ Cup jarred pimientos, drained and diced
  • Cooked tail-on shrimp, for dipping
  • Thinly sliced scallions, for garnish

Directions

Preheat the broiler. In a medium pan, bring the milk and 2 cups water to a boil. Whisk in the grits and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Add the butter; stir until melted. Stir in half the cheese and half the pimientos.

Transfer the grits to a fondue pot or other ovenproof pot; top with the remaining cheese and pimientos. Broil until the cheese browns, 3 to 5 minutes. Line the rim of the pot with the shrimp and garnish with scallions to serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
20g
22%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
57g
44%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
32µg
5%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
126mg
13%
Choline, total
21mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Fluoride, F
14µg
0%
Folate, total
96µg
24%
Iron, Fe
14mg
78%
Magnesium, Mg
59mg
18%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
205mg
29%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
159mg
11%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
83g
3%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Shrimp and Grits Shopping Tip

Southern food is a mixture of Native American, Creole, and European influences. Staples of this comfort food include corn (in all its forms), honey, chicken, pork, and seafood, all easily found at any neighborhood grocery store.

Shrimp and Grits Cooking Tip

Southern and comfort food is often rich and heavy, be sure to include lots of greens and vegetables with these dishes.