Cajun Shrimp & Grits
Uncooked corn grits
Canned low-sodium chicken broth
Uncooked reduced fat center cut bacon
Sweet red pepper(s)
½ cup(s), diced
- Grits: In a small saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil. Gradually stir in grits, salt, and black pepper. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until grits are thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in milk and cook, uncovered, 1 minute. Remove pan from heat; cover and keep warm.
- Shrimp: Meanwhile, set a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp, about 3 minutes. Add diced bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until browned, about 3 minutes. Add minced garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant,about 30 seconds.
- Add: shrimp, paprika, granulated garlic, black pepper, and salt. Cook, stirring frequently, just until shrimp are opaque in center, about 3 minutes. Serve shrimp over grits; sprinkle with parsley.