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Okie Shrimp & Okra
Easy shrimp ideas: Okie Shrimp & Okra recipe from ONIE
Okie Shrimp & Okra

Servings:

8

Time:

30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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 

Preparation

  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. 

Tips/Notes

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.