Shrimp and Grits Italian Style Recipe Video

This is a great recipe for dinner. Give it a try because it is very different from Italian Shrimp and Grits.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


For grits
 Chicken stock3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Grits1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1 tablespoon for grits and 1/2 tablespoon for garnish)
 Butter1 Tablespoon
For shrimp
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Pancetta1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cubed
 Garlic cloves2 , chopped
 Red chilli flakes To Taste
 Canned diced tomatoes14 Ounce
 Shrimp1 Pound, peeled and deveined
 Onion powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
For garnish
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 524 Calories from Fat 194

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 201.4 mg

Sodium 890.6 mg37.1%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 37 g74.1%

Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 29.3%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 33.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan, heat stock and bring to boil.
2. Add in grits, stir and allow to cook until all the liquid is evaporated, stirring frequently.
3. Add in butter and parmesan cheese and stir well, remove and keep warm.
4. Using a sharp knife cut the pancetta in cubes.
5. In non-stick pan heat oil, add in pancetta, garlic and pepper flakes, cook until the meat is brown, for about 3 minutes.
6. Add in the diced tomatoes, stir and allow to cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
7. Add in the shrimps, salt and pepper, stir and cook for about 2 minutes until shrimps are cooked.

8. In a serving plate, make a bed of grits and top it with shrimps.
9. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley and serve hot.

Editors Review

Shrimps and grits with cheese — the very thought of this delectable treat is good enough to melt your heart and taste buds. This perennial favorite dish is quite a cinch to make. All you have to do is stream the video and watch it carefully and you will be a pro in cooking it even before you realize.