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

How to Make Shrimp and Okra Pilau


  • 1Cook 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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Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood

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