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Okie Shrimp & Okra

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
This easy seafood meal can be prepared in 30 minutes or less!


  • 2 cups instant brown rice
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 lb fresh okra, sliced
  • 1 large bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb frozen peeled & deveined shrimp
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions. Fluff with fork & set aside. 
  2. In a large, deep skillet, heat 2 Tbsp oil over medium-high. Add okra & pepper. Cook 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add tomatoes & cook 2-3 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. 
  3. Add remaining oil, garlic, shrimp & red pepper flakes to skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes or until shrimp is fully cooked. Stir in okra mixture & cook 1-2 minutes or until warm. 
  4. Serve over rice & top with parsley. 


Okra is harvested during the months of July thru September. During other months, okra can be bought in the frozen section of your local grocery store.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size (178g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 330mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
    Total Sugars 1g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 11g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 64mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 334mg 8%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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