Recipe: Shrimp-Okra Gumbo

September 14, 2020

SHRIMP-OKRA GUMBO

INGREDIENTS:

4 cups okra

1/2 cup oil

3/4 cup flour

3/4 cup oil

1 cup onion

3/4 cup bell pepper

1/4 cup celery

4 quarts water

Salt and pepper

2 pounds Wild American Shrimp

1/2 cup green onion

DIRECTIONS:

Smother okra in oil for about 20 minutes on medium heat, stirring constantly to not burn. In a large pot, make a roux by browning the flour and oil until they reach a medium brown color. Add onion, bell pepper, and celery; sauté until wilted. Add okra and water and season with salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat for 1 hour. Add shrimp and green onion tops. Cook for 20 minutes at a medium boil. Serve over rice. Makes 6 servings.

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