Easy Shrimp Sauté with Okra and Tomatoes

15Serves 5-6
Easy Shrimp, Okra and Tomato Sauté


  • Jasmine rice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 c shallots, diced (from 2-3 shallots)
  • 1 lb peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1.5 lb fresh okra, sliced
  • Garlic powder, to taste
  • Himalayan salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 c grape or cherry tomatoes


Cook rice according to package instructions.

Place a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over high heat and add 2 tbsp olive oil. Once oil is shimmering, add shallots and sauté 1 minute. Add shrimp and sauté 1 minute on each side. Remove shallot and shrimp mixture from skillet, place in a bowl and set aside.

Reduce heat to medium, add smashed garlic and remaining 1 tbsp oil to skillet. Sauté until brown, about 2-3 minutes.

Add okra and season with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes more. Add tomatoes, then add reserved shallot and shrimp mixture back to skillet and cook for 3-5 minutes.

To serve, add rice to individual bowls and spoon shrimp and okra mixture overtop.

*Recipe developed by Michiel Perry

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