Mix sweet, spicy shrimp with cheesy, creamy grits for our irreplaceable Barbecue Shrimp and Grits. Barbecue Shrimp and Grits are best topped with HEINZ Memphis BBQ Sauce. You can also round out your menu by serving Barbecue Shrimp and Grits with a mixed green salad.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
3/4 cup quick-cooking grits, uncooked
2 tsp. seafood seasoning, divided
3/4 lb. uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp
1/2 cup HEINZ BBQ Sauce Memphis Sweet & Spicy
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
3 Tbsp. whipping cream
1 green onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
Cook grits as directed on package, substituting 1 tsp. seafood seasoning for the salt.
Meanwhile, rub remaining seafood seasoning onto shrimp. Cook in large skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat 3 to 5 min. or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently. Stir in barbecue sauce; cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until heated through.
Add cheese and cream to grits; mix well. Spoon into serving dish; top with shrimp, onions and cilantro.
How to Devein the Shrimp
Remove and discard outer shells of shrimp. Use sharp knife to make lengthwise shallow cut on outer curve of each shrimp to expose the black vein. Loosen the vein with the tip of the knife, then use your fingers to remove the vein.
Serve with a mixed green salad to round out the meal.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.