New Orleans Shrimp, Okra, and Tomato Saute

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Ready in 45 minutes

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Ingredients

1 1/4 pounds large uncooked shrimp; peeled, deveined
3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning; divided
6 slices smoked bacon; chopped
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 cups frozen cut okra; (from 16-ounce package), thawed
12 ounces cherry tomatoes
8 ounce clam juice
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
2 green onions; chopped

Original recipe makes 4 Servings

Servings  

Preparation

Toss shrimp and 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning in medium bowl to coat. Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp and brown. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel to drain. Add flour to drippings in skillet. Stir constantly until roux is very dark brown, about 5 minutes. Add okra and cherry tomatoes. Stir in remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning. Cook 1 minute. Add clam juice and allspice. Boil until sauce is thick, stirring often, about 3 minutes. Add shrimp. Saut? shrimp until just opaque in center, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix in chopped green onions and cooked bacon. Serve.

Notes

Ingredient Tip: Cajun seasoning varies by brand, but it almost always contains salt, onion, garlic, chiles, black pepper, mustard, and celery. It may also include bay leaves, nutmeg, and paprika. You can find it in the spice section of most supermarkets.

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sbjonas 5y ago

Ingredient Tip: Cajun seasoning varies by brand, but it almost always contains salt, onion, garlic, chiles, black pepper, mustard, and celery. It may also include bay leaves, nutmeg, and paprika. You can find it in the spice section of most supermarkets. [I posted this recipe.]
sbjonas 5y ago

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