Southern Cajun Shrimp and Grits
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Southern Cajun Shrimp and Grits
Southern Cajun Shrimp and Grits

Tangy Mountain High™ Yoghurt, smoked gouda cheese and creole seasonings jazz up a traditional Southern dish of cheesy grits and flavor-packed grilled shrimp in a Neighborhood to Nation contest recipe.

Servings: 20 servings
Grits
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Water
16 lb
32 cups
Quick cook grits
2 lb 12.00 oz
8 cups
Heavy cream
1 lb
2 cups
Gouda cheese, smoked, shredded
3 lb 8.00 oz
14 cups
Parmesan cheese, grated
12 oz
3 1/2 cups
Butter, unsalted
1 lb
2 cups
Creole seasoning
4 Tbsp
Finishing
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Parmesan cheese, grated
2 oz
10 Tbsp
Creole seasoning
3 1/3 Tbsp
Butter, unsalted
2 lb 8.00 oz
5 cups
Yellow onion slices, thin
3 lb 2.00 oz
15 cups
Shrimp, peeled, deveined, raw
7 lb 8.00 oz
200 each
Button mushrooms, fresh, sliced
2 lb 8.00 oz
20 cups
Grits
  1. Bring water to boil over high heat in large stock pot; whisk in grits and heavy cream.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and cook approx. 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened; remove from heat.
  3. Stir in yoghurt, cheeses, 1 lb butter and 4 Tbsp creole seasoning until well blended.
  4. Pour into steam table pan; keep warm in steam well.
Finishing
  1. Heat flat top grill to 350°F. Mix 1 1/2 tsp parmesan cheese and 1/2 tsp creole seasoning per serving.
  2. Place 2 oz butter, 2.5 oz sliced onions, 10 shrimp and 2 oz mushrooms on grill; sprinkle with 1 tsp parmesan seasoning mixture.
  3. Sauté until shrimp is pink; remove from grill.
  4. Portion 2 1/2 cups (1 lb 6 oz) grits into large rimmed serving bowl.
  5. Place shrimp mixture in a line across the top and sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp seasoning mixture; serve immediately.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
Calories
1490
Calories from Fat
930
% Daily Value
Total Fat
103g
158%
Saturated Fat
65g
323%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
545mg
182%
Sodium
2570mg
107%
Total Carbohydrate
72g
24%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
14g
Protein
69g
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
110%
110%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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