Shrimp & Grits With Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

Shrimp & Grits with Tomatillo Sauce is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines succulent shrimp with creamy grits and tangy tomatillo sauce. The shrimp are sautéed to perfection and served on a bed of creamy grits, while the tomatillo sauce adds a zesty and refreshing twist. This dish is perfect for brunch or dinner and is sure to impress your guests with its unique flavors and textures.

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Ingredients for Shrimp & Grits With Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Tomatillos, Husked And Chopped
  • 0.13 cup Onion, Chopped
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 Jalapeno, Seeded And Chopped
  • 0.06 cup Fresh Cilantro
  • 1/4 Juice Lime
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Grits
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • as required Optional Garnish: Additional Cilantro And Lime Wedges

Directions: Shrimp & Grits With Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In the same skillet, add the tomatillos, onion, garlic, and jalapeno. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Transfer the cooked tomatillo mixture to a blender or food processor. Add cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  • STEP 4.Return the tomatillo sauce to the skillet and heat over low heat. Add the cooked shrimp and stir to coat.
  • STEP 5.In a separate saucepan, prepare the grits according to package instructions. Serve the shrimp and tomatillo sauce over the creamy grits.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with additional cilantro and lime wedges, if desired. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to devein and remove the shells from the shrimp before cooking.
  • For extra heat, leave the seeds in the jalapeno. For a milder sauce, remove the seeds.
  • If you prefer a smoother sauce, strain it through a fine mesh sieve after blending.
  • To make the grits extra creamy, use milk instead of water when preparing them.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the shrimp and tomatillo sauce in a skillet over low heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the reheated shrimp and tomatillo sauce over freshly cooked grits for best results.
Nutrition
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1409
calories per serving
68 g Fat113 g Protein84 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    68g
  • Protein
    113g
  • Carbs
    84g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    84g
  • Protein
    113g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    68g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    569mg
  • Iron
    13mg
  • Vitamin A
    280mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    20mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    122mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    8mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    6mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    233mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    1195mg
  • Selenium
    192mcg
  • Zinc
    7mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp