Okra and Shrimp Seafood Recipe

Getting started with the ingredients

  • 1 lb young Okra pods
  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 6 tbsp vegetable oil (preferably olive but sunflower will do)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper for seasoning, to taste
  • Rice to serve over

How to prepare Okra and Shrimp Seafood

  1. Top and tail the Okra pods, i.e., cut off the ends. Cut the pods into approximately 1/4 inch rounds.
  2. Peel and devein the shrimp.
  3. Pop the tomatoes into boiling water for 30 seconds, remove, peel and chop.Peel the onions and chop coarsely. Seed the bell pepper and chop coarsely.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet until it begins to simmer. Place the onion and bell pepper in the skillet and saute until the onion becomes translucent.
  5. Add all the other ingredients, except the shrimp and bring to the boil, reduce the heat immediately and simmer until the tomatoes are soft and done. Stir occasionally.
  6. Add the shrimp and continue cooking for about 4 minutes until the shrimp becomes opaque.
  7. Serve hot over hot rice.