Okra Stew with Shrimp


"This is a delectable spicy creole concoction and is so easy to prepare."


servings 309 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 337 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place shrimp in mixing bowl and squeeze lime juice on top, trying to coat shrimp evenly.
  2. Heat butter in a stock pot and saute the green pepper with shallots or chives for 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in corn, okra, tomatoes, tomato paste, thyme, bay leaf and chili pepper. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp, return to a boil and simmer for another 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf and chili before serving.
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  1. 15 Ratings


MMM! This was very good and unique! I made the following changes: canned corn, 2 cans of diced tomatoes, petite salad shrimp, and omitted bay leaf and chile pepper. I did add red pepper for the...

I personally had the urge to add more onion and I just had to add garlic. I couldn't see adding the corn as I'm not very much of a corn lover. It's a great recipe.

Disappointing. The vegetables were still cruncy - try cooking for 20 minutes before adding the shrimp. The flavors were a little uninteresting - probably could have used some garlic. I used cann...

Okra, shrimp and corn - what could be better! This definitely has to have garlic in it, at least at my house. I used stewed tomatoes with chilis instead of fresh and threw in a little white wi...

We love this recipe! I change a few things though. We add summer sausage and chicken instead of shrimp. I also dice up a jalapeno or two and toss in the mix. I use onions instead of shallots...

as an old cajun living in south louisiana, this stuff is horrid.

Very tastey. I added red pepper flakes for some real heat, and some leftover chicken breast.

Excellent! I used canned tomatoes and that saved a lot of time. Garlic is a must. Enjoy!

changed so many things around with this recipe, I'm going to submit my own.