Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

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"I like to add crabmeat to this hearty soup as well. Serve over rice with crusty French bread. Garnish with fresh parsley."

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2 h 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 394 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 394 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 34.8 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 230 mg
  • 77%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season the shrimp with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste and set aside. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the okra and saute for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the tomato paste, tomato, onion, garlic, celery and green bell pepper and saute for 15 more minutes.
  2. Add the water and season to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes. Add the shrimp and simmer for 20 more minutes. Finally, add the green onion to the soup and stir thoroughly.
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Ditto to the reduced water. I also used the following spices: 2 parts salt 1½ parts paprika 1 part cayenne pepper 1 part white pepper 1 part black pepper 1 part granulated onion 1 p...

Wasn't quite sure how to rate this recipe since it does need some doctoring, but the taste is delicious when all is said and done. I only used 6 cups of water (not 12!) to get right consistency...

I am constantly giving this recepie out. I changed a few things though. I only use half the water so it's more stew than soup. Also I use a premixed creole seasoning to season the shrimp a littl...