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Okra with Shrimp

Submitted by: JustRightMenus

Servings: 4

Categories: okra, seafood, shrimp

From the kitchen of:



1 pound okra, trimmed, washed, sliced

3 TB olive oil

3 TB butter

1 medium onion, coarsely chopped

1 green bell pepper; seeded and coarsely chopped

4 large tomatoes; peeled, seeded and chopped

1/2 cup dry white wine

2 TB lemon juice

1 TB fresh parsley, chopped


Black pepper

1 to 1 1/2 pounds shrimp; peeled and deveined

4 servings hot, cooked rice


Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet until the butter is melted.

Add the onion and bell pepper; toss to coat evenly.

Stir in the okra and cook over medium heat until the onion is translucent.

Add the tomatoes, wine, lemon juice, parsley, salt, and pepper.

Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes soften.

Add the shrimp and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the shrimp turns pink and opaque.

Serve with hot, cooked rice.