Shrimp and Okra Pilau

Shrimp And Okra Pilau Recipe

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I love shrimp and okra,I had this dish when visiting friends in Louisiana.


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    3 pieces of bacon
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    1 onion,finely chopped
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    small green bell pepper
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    1 lb fresh okra,trimmed and sliced
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    2 cloves garlic,minced
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    14 oz can peeled tomatoes
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    1 lb shelled medium shrimp
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    2 c cooked rice
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    salt and pepper
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    dash cayenne pepper

How to Make Shrimp and Okra Pilau


  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Drain. Crumble and set aside.
    In same skillet with bacon fat,saute onion and pepper over high heat,stirring until soft. Add okra and garlic,cook over low heat 10-15 minutes,stirring frequently.
    Add tomatoes,rice,salt,pepper,cayenne ,shrimp and bacon. continue to cook over low heat until okra is tender ,about 7-8 minutes.

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About Shrimp and Okra Pilau

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood

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