Okra Stew with Shrimp

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This Creole-inspired stew is full of bell peppers, corn, tomatoes, okra, and shrimp. Quick to make and seasoned with thyme, bay leaves, chopped shallots or chives, and lime juice.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Place shrimp in mixing bowl and squeeze lime juice on top, trying to coat shrimp evenly.
  • Heat butter in a stock pot and saute the green pepper with shallots or chives for 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in corn, okra, tomatoes, tomato paste, thyme, bay leaf and chili pepper. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp, return to a boil and simmer for another 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf and chili before serving.