Shrimp, Okra and Tomato Gumbo

Recipe by Gingerbear
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the okra in cool water.
  • Remove the caps and tips and cut into 1/4-inch rounds.
  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the okra, stirring constantly, for 10 to 12 minutes, or until most of the slime disappears.
  • Add the tomatoes, onions, and celery and cook, stirring often, for 18 to 20 minutes, or until the okra and other vegetables are soft and the slime has completely disappeared.
  • Add the salt, cayenne, bay leaves, thyme and water.
  • Stir and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaves and serve in deep bowls.
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