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Shrimp N' Grits Bowl

with crispy jalapeños

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Shellfish (Shrimp), Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Fully Cooked Shrimp
  • Info
    8 oz. Cheese Grits
  • 4 oz. Mixed Diced Peppers
  • 1 fl. oz. Carolina BBQ Sauce
  • Info
    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • Info
    2 Pepperjack Cheese Slices
  • Info
    ½ oz. Crispy Jalapeños
  • 1½ tsp. Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. Cajun Seasoning

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    360
  • Carbohydrates
    24g
  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Sodium
    1850mg

Recipe Steps

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Microwave Instructions

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Tear sliced cheese into small pieces. Drain shrimp and pat dry.

    Stir grits, cheese pieces, 1/4 cup water, cream cheese, and a pinch of salt into one section of provided tray. Add diced peppers to empty section.

    Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until grits are creamy, 4-5 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave and stir both sections. Add shrimp, cornstarch, and seasoning blend to peppers section.

    Cover tray again with a damp paper towel. Microwave until shrimp are heated through, 3-4 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir a pinch of salt into grits. Stir BBQ sauce into shrimp mixture.

    To serve, top grits with shrimp mixture. Garnish with crispy jalapeños (to taste). Bon appétit!

  2. 2

    Oven Instructions

    Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Tear sliced cheese into small pieces. Drain shrimp and pat dry.

    Stir grits, cheese pieces, 1/4 cup water, cream cheese, and a pinch of salt into one section of provided tray. Add diced peppers to empty section.

    Cover tray with foil. Place on a baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven until grits are creamy, 15-17 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven and stir both sections. Add shrimp, cornstarch, and seasoning blend to peppers section.

    Cover tray again with foil and place on baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven until shrimp are heated through, 8-10 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir a pinch of salt into grits. Stir BBQ sauce into shrimp mixture.

    To serve, top grits with shrimp mixture. Garnish with crispy jalapeños (to taste). Bon appétit!

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