Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp and Okra Gumbo recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp and Okra Gumbo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mjneum

Makes 4 servings



Use with Cajun seasoning mix; could easily decrease shrimp or increase number of servings. Could also add/partially replace with andouille sausage.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

2 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup olive oil
2 lbs okra, chopped
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
6 cups water
1/2 cup chopped green onions

Recipe Directions for Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

  1. Season the shrimp with cajun seasoning mix (see recipe) and set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the okra and saute for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the tomato paste, tomato, onion, garlic, celery, and green bell pepper and saute for 15 more minutes.

  3. Add the water and seasoning to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes. Add the shrimp and simmer for 20 more minutes. Finally, add the green onion and stir thoroughly.

Categories

Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 928.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
449
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.4g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
442mg
147%
Sodium
559mg
23%
Potassium
1369mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates
23.7g
8%
Dietary Fiber
9.2g
37%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
53.4g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 32% Iron 53%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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