Rating: 4.23 stars
61 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 35
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3

This is a recipe my Alabama mama taught me, who picked it up when she lived in New Orleans. I make it for my family in Oregon and they love it too! This is a traditional Christmas dish for our family, but could be eaten as an entree, a side, or even breakfast anytime of the year!

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring polenta, water, and salt to a boil in a saucepan; reduce heat to low and simmer until polenta is thickened, 10 to 15 minutes.

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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook kielbasa sausage until browned, 5 to 8 minutes; stir in garlic, rosemary, and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring often, until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute. Mix in shrimp and stir gently until shrimp are pink and no longer translucent inside, about 5 minutes.

  • Transfer shrimp mixture and any pan juices to a large serving bowl and stir grits into the mixture. Stir Cheddar cheese into the hot mixture until melted.

Nutrition Facts

751 calories; protein 38.8g; carbohydrates 45.2g; fat 45.4g; cholesterol 213.2mg; sodium 2646.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (64)

61 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 35
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3