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Shrimp and Fresh Corn Grits


Good Housekeeping

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  • 1 cup(s) (1-percent) low-fat milk
  • 1 1/3 cup(s) water
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup(s) quick-cooking grits
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 (3-ounce) link fully cooked andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 large (10- to 12-ounce) onion
  • 1 large (10-ounce) red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 pound(s) (26 to 30 count) large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 4 cup(s) corn kernels, fresh or frozen (thawed, if frozen)


Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins


Step 1

•In 4-quart saucepan, heat milk, 1 cup water, and pinch salt to boiling. Whisk in grits, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 10 minutes or until tender, whisking occasionally.
•Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add sausage and cook 2 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add onion, red pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Cook 5 minutes or until just tender and browned, stirring.
•Stir in shrimp and Cajun seasoning. Cook 1 minute, stirring. Add remaining 1/3 cup water; cook 2 minutes or until shrimp just turn opaque, stirring.
•Stir corn into grits; cook 1 minute. Serve topped with shrimp mixture.

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