Shrimp Gumbo Recipe


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


 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


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.

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