Shrimp and okra bowl recipe in a white bowl with a towel next to it

Shrimp and Okra Bowl

Combine shrimp and okra with some fresh vegetables and serve over a bed of rice for this delicious take on a shrimp gumbo.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword okra, rice, seafood, shrimp
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 391kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp cornmeal
  • 10 oz fresh okra halved lengthwise
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced in half
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp creole seasoning
  • 8 oz shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion sliced
  • 1/2 cup parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup celery sliced
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar


  • Preheat the broiler to high and line a baking sheet with foil
  • Cook the rice according to directions
  • In a small bowl, combine 1 tbsp oil, cornmeal, and okra, stirring to coat the okra
  • Place the okra and bell pepper on the baking sheet and broil for 10 minutes
  • Take the pepper out and cover it to rest for 10 minutes, then dice
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the honey and creole seasoning and coat the shrimp
  • Add the shrimp to the pan with the okra and broil again for 8-10 minutes, flipping the shrimp halfway through
  • Combine okra, bell pepper, shrimp, tomato, red onion, parsley, celery, red wine vinegar, and rice
  • Serve warm


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 693mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1900IU | Vitamin C: 92.7mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 3.5mg