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Okra stew with chicken, sausage, shrimp and crawfish tails, onion and green peppers



Smoked sausage


Crawfish tails

Chicken wings


Green bell pepper

Roasted red pepper

Chicken stock

Cajun seasoning

Onion powder

Garlic powder

Poultry seasoning

2 quarts of 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 for approximately 30 minutes.

Stir constantly until the okra stops “stringing.”

Stir in tomatoes and chicken stock, bring to a low boil and cook for approximately 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add shrimp and continue to cook additional 15–20 minutes.

Season to taste.

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