Print Recipe

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Ingredients

  • 1 pound okra
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (1 pound 12 ounce) can tomatoes
  • 2 (13 3/4 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon leaf thyme, crunched
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 pound shrimp (or more)
  • Hot, cooked rice
  • Gumbo file, as desired

Instructions

  1. Heat oil and butter in heavy saucepan over medium heat. Sauté okra, onions and bell peppers for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle with flour. Stir until flour becomes golden brown.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, except shrimp, rice and gumbo file. Simmer for 45 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp. Cook for 5 minutes longer.
  5. Season with gumbo file.
  6. Serve over rice.

Recipe Goldmine

Like Us on Facebook







Contact

Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.