Jamaica Steamed Shrimp with Okra Recipe

Steamed Shrimp with Okra is a quick tasty recipe that is easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 pack grace fish tea (soup mix) or any fish seasoning
  • 2 cups okra (sliced)
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ small Onion (julienne)
  • 1 Scotch Bonnet pepper
  • 3 sprig thyme
  • 2 stalk escallion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Preparation

  1. Marinate shrimp with salt and pepper and put aside.
    in a bowl mix together Grace fish tea mix with water, strain to remove noodles to make fish stock put aside for later use.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. add bell peppers, onion, scotch bonnet pepper, carrot, garlic and okra stirring occasionally until just beginning to soften, about 3 minutes. add fish stock, coconut milk, butter, scallion and thyme. bring to a boil
  3. Add shrimp to sauce, lower flame and cook for 3-5 minutes are until pink and just cooked through. Remove from the heat. ( if overcook shrimp, you will make them rubbery)
  4. Serve with rice or Jamaican water cracker
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