SHRIMP AND OKRA

SHRIMP AND OKRA

SHRIMP AND OKRA

SHRIMP AND OKRA

SHRIMP AND OKRA

Course Main Course

Ingredients
  

  • 3 strips breakfast bacon, cut into 1” piecesOnion, sliced thin
  • ½ bell pepper, sliced thin
  • Shrimp, whatever you have, totally cleaned
  • Salt and pepper
  • Okra, fresh or frozen, cut up
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • Lemon juice
  • Crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Rice (whatever you like)

Instructions
 

  • Use a thick skillet that is heavy so things won’t burn asquick.
  • Stir fry the bacon in pan by itself, keep drippings. Make itclose to done but not crispy.
  • Sauté the onion slices in drippings. Sauté the bell pepperbriefly.
  • Turn heat down on skillet.
  • Heat water on the side until it is close to boiling.
  • Add shrimp to pepper and onion mix in the skillet, turnover until shrimp change color.
  • Add about 1 cup of water to mix and add bacon back tomix. Let it come to a boil. It should be jumping a little bit
  • You can use fresh or frozen okra; the fresh is really good.Add okra until shrimp are jumping. Let okra set until it’sjumping a bit.
  • Add a teaspoon of vinegar to cut slime off okra. Addcrushed red pepper and a little bit of lemon juice.
  • Salt and pepper to taste. Accent for flavor. Make surepan isn’t too hot or okra will stick. Add butter.
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