Shrimp and Okra Stir-Fry


Fresh okra, Creole tomatoes, and shrimp cook up quickly in this simple stir-fry.

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Shrimp and Okra Stir-Fry
Makes About 4 Servings
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • ½ pound fresh okra, halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups ½-inch-diced Creole tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • ½ pound peeled and deveined medium fresh shrimp (tails left on)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • Hot cooked rice, to serve
  • Garnish: sliced green onion
  1. In a 12-inch cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add okra and yellow onion; cook, stirring frequently, until tender and lightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic, and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add tomatoes, lemon juice, soy sauce, and hot sauce. Bring to a boil; immediately add shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink and firm, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in green onion. Serve immediately over rice. Garnish with green onion, if desired.



  1. This Shrimp and Okra Stir-Fry recipe looks like a delightful blend of flavors and textures! I’m curious, do you have any tips for selecting the freshest okra and Creole tomatoes to make this dish truly shine?


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