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Creole Shrimp & Okra Stew

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

35 minutes

Servings

2-4 people

This hearty stew is the perfect remedy for those cold winter nights! Filled with the flavors of shrimp, the holy trinity, okra, and Tony’s Creole Seasoning, @creoleseoul says this rich comfort food captures the classic Louisiana flavors you love.

Creole Shrimp & Okra Stew

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Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Large Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined

  • 1 Onion, Chopped

  • 1 Bell Pepper, Chopped

  • 2 Sticks Celery, Chopped

  • 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced

  • 2 Cups Puréed Tomatoes

  • 1 Cup Okra, Fresh or Frozen

  • 1/2 Cup Jalapeños, Sliced (More Can Be Used if Desired)

  • 1 Cup Seafood or Chicken Stock

  • Green Onions, Chopped for Garnish

  • Tony’s Original Creole Seasoning, to Taste

  • Italian Seasoning, to Taste

  • Paprika, to Taste

  • Clear

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large heavy pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add in the holy trinity (onions, bell peppers, celery) and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in the garlic and cook for another minute or until fragrant.
  2. Add in the puréed tomatoes, okra and stock and stir to combine with the vegetables. Sprinkle in Tony’s Original Creole Seasoning and the Italian seasoning and stir into the sauce. Cover and let simmer on low for 15-20 minutes until flavors combine and sauce reduces.
  3. Season shrimp with Tony’s Original Creole Seasoning and paprika and set aside.
  4. In a separate skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Once hot, add in jalapeños and sauté for 2 minutes. Add shrimp to the skillet and arrange in a single layer. Let cook untouched for 2 minutes. Stir shrimp to combine with the jalapeños and oil for about another minute.
  5. Pour entire contents of the skillet into the stew pot and stir into the sauce. Let stew sit on low for another 5 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
  6. Serve over rice, mashed potatoes or enjoy as is!

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