Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 55 Min
Servings 4 to 6
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3 tbsps. all-purpose flour
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 rib celery
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (10 oz.) package frozen sliced okra
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tsps. firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb. fresh medium shrimp
  • Hot cooked rice
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; stir until smooth. Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned.

  • Step 2

    ADD onion, celery and green pepper. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until tender.

  • Step 3

    ADD tomatoes, tomato sauce, okra, lemon half, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, basil, thyme, bay leaf and cayenne.

  • Step 4

    COVER; reduce heat to low. Simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 5

    STIR in shrimp. Cover; cook 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove lemon and bay leaf before serving.

  • Step 6

    SERVE over hot rice. Garnish with chopped parsley if desired

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 440
  • Calories from Fat140g
  • Total Fat 17g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 170mg
  • Sodium 1240mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 44g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 29g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet