Recipes / Shrimp and Okra Gumbo
Looking for a delicious and comforting meal that will transport you to the heart of Louisiana? Look no further than our Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe!
Whether you’re a die-hard gumbo fan or new to this classic Southern dish, our Shrimp and Okra Gumbo is sure to impress. So why wait? Treat yourself to a bowl today and experience the taste of Louisiana – at home!
- Louisiana Fish Fry's Cajun Gumbo Base
- 1 lb of Okra
- 2 lbs of peeled raw Shrimp
- 8 cups of water or chicken stock
Gumbo Base 5 oz
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 3 tablespoons of the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the okra and cook, stirring frequently, for 25 to 30 minutes, or until it is lightly browned and no longer slimy. In a 4qt. pot, combine 8 cups of cold water or chicken stock and Cajun Gumbo Base. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Add 2 lbs. shrimp and the cooked okra. Cover and bring to a second boil for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and serve over cooked rice. Ensure seafood is thoroughly cooked to 145° F. Enjoy!