A quick and easy shrimp gumbo served over cooked rice.
2 cups sliced okra
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
2/3 cup chopped green onions
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups water
1 cup seeded and chopped tomato
2 bay leaves
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Hot cooked rice for accompaniment
- Sauté okra in oil for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Add shrimp, green onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook about 5 minutes.
- Stir in water, tomatoes, bay leave and hot pepper sauce. Simmer 15 minutes. Remove bay leaves before serving.
- Serve over the cooked rice.
Makes 3 servings.