Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Oil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Fresh okra/10-ounce package frozen okra, sliced2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
 Fresh shrimp1 Pound, peeled and deveined (Or Frozen Shrimp)
 Green onions and tops2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Canned tomatoes1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Whole bay leaves2
 Tabasco sauce6 Drop
 Cooked rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 430 Calories from Fat 191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.1%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg

Sodium 991.7 mg41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.4%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 53%

Calcium 16.6% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) In a pan, heat oil.
2) Saute okra in hot oil for 10 minutes.
3) Add shrimp, onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well.
4) Cook on high heat for about 5 minutes.
5) Add water, tomatoes and bay leaf.
6) Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
7) Now, remove the bay leaves and sprinkle in the Tabasco.

SERVING
8) Divide the cooked rice into 6 portions and place them in soup bowls. Fill with gumbo and serve hot.
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