Recipe by Redneck Epicurean

This is another one of Alan's mom's recipes from Louisiana. She is one of the best cooks I ever had the pleasure of sharing a kitchen with. This is also a great dish for me because it's not spicy. If it's the main dish, it will serve 4, side dish, 6-8.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon over medium heat in large skillet until brown; drain fat, leaving about 1/2 tablespoons
  2. Stir in onion, pepper, okra and garlic; saute 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  3. Add the shrimp; continue cooking 3 minutes.
  4. Add rice, tomato, thyme, salt, and basil. Heat thoroughly.

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