Southern Style Shrimp & Grits *Lactose Free

Southern Style Shrimp & Grits *Lactose Free
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    6
    Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Lactose-Free Evaporated Milk
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cooked shrimp, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 3 cups cooked grits, kept warm

Instructions

MELT margarine in medium saucepan over medium heat.

ADD celery, green pepper, onion, and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

STIR in flour. Gradually stir in evaporated milk, water and tomato paste. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture just comes to a boil.

COOK an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture slightly thickens. Stir in shrimp, parsley, seasoning, salt and hot pepper sauce. Cook until heated through.

SERVE over warm grits.