okra stew with chicken, sausage, shrimp and crawfish tails, onion and green peppers
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2 quarts fresh okra, sliced (PicSweet Frozen will work if fresh Is not available, just not as good as fresh) 1 pound small to medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 cups diced tomatoes ¼ cup vegetable oil 3 to 4 cloves chopped garlic 1 cup diced onions 1 cup diced celery ½ cup diced yellow bell peppers ½ cup chicken stock or shrimp stock if available Slap Ya Mama to taste or salt and cracked black pepper to taste
In a 4-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté okra, onions, celery, bell peppers and chopped garlic approximately 30 minutes. Stir constantly until okra stops “stringing.” Stir in tomatoes and chicken stock, bring to a low boil and cook approximately 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp and continue to cook additional 15–20 minutes. Season to taste.
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