Easy Creole Okra and Shrimp


This recipe is quick easy and delicious. Spoon over white rice and enjoy.

close up view of Creole Okra and Shrimp topped with white rice and garnished with fresh herbs in a bowl
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

  • 3 cooked andouille sausage, cut into quarters

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen cut okra, thawed

  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 pounds peeled and deveined medium shrimp (30-40 per pound)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the bell pepper and onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes, then add the okra, sausage, Cajun seasoning, and salt. Cover and cook for 30 minutes. Stir in the shrimp and cook until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 8 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
7g Fat
10g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 175mg 58%
Sodium 1163mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 32mg 159%
Calcium 123mg 9%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 577mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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