Last updated 6/12/2012 1:00:14 AM. Recipe ID 23320. Report a problem with this recipe.
Yield: 4 Servings
1/4 c Vegetable oil
2 lb Okra, washed in cold water,
Caps removed and tips cut
1/4 -inch rounds
2 c Tomatoes, peeled, seeded and
1 c Chopped onions
1 c Chopped celery
5 Bay leaves
1/2 ts Dried thyme leaves
1 tb Minced garlic
8 c Water
2 lb Medium shrimp, peeled and
2 c Cooked white rice, warm
2 tb Chopped green onions
In a large pot, heat the oil. Fry the okra, stirring constantly, for
10-12 minutes or until most of the slime disappears. Season with
Essence. Add the tomatoes, onions, and celery, stirring occasionally,
cook for 18-20 minutes, or until the vegetables are wilted. Season
with salt and cayenne Add the bay leaves, thyme, garlic and water.
Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
Add the shrimp and cook for 30 minutes. Serve with rice and garnish
with green onions and Essence. Yield: 6 servings
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