Jamaican Shrimp Pepper Pot Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mary Fillmore

Also called callaloo, this dish has many guises and often is made with meats. The dish dates back to the Arawak Indians, who prepared a stew that was kept going on the fire with the addition of new ingredients every day. This version is made simply with shrimp.

Top Review by EmeraldGreen

Easy to make and has great flavor although where I live I could not buy okra so I don't know how the taste would change with the okra in it. I doubled the amount of spinach called for. The lime slices are a must.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine okra, spinach, green pepper, minced onion, salt, thyme, marjoram, rosemary, minced garlic, red pepper and chicken stock in large stockpot. Heat to boiling.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 30 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp and coconut milk.
  4. Simmer until shrimp are cooked, about 5 minutes.
  5. Serve garnished with lime slices.

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