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                            Shrimp And Okra Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Jane Adams Finn, Wash Post, 8/26/98
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mc_List
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        Okra -- Trimmed And Sliced
      1/4  cup           Vegetable Oil
    1      pound         Tomatoes -- Peeled And
                         -- Quartered
    1      cup           Onion -- Chopped
    1      cup           Celery -- Chopped
      1/4  cup           Green Bell Pepper -- Chopped
    2      each          Bay Leaves
    1      teaspoon      Fresh Thyme -- Or 1/4 Tsp Dried
                         Salt -- To Taste
                         Cayenne Pepper -- To Taste
    1      quart         Vegetable -- Fish Or Chicken
                         -- Stock Or Water
    2                    Ears Fresh Corn -- Cut/Scraped From
                         -- Cob
    1      pound         Fresh Shrimp -- Peeled And Deveined
 
 In warm weather, I prefer a lighter, fresher soup to the more 
 traditional Cajun or Creole gumbos that I prepare in abundance in 
 cooler months. This easy recipe adds fresh-cut corn to the usual 
 delicious mix of tomatoes, okra and shrimp. Serve with a green 
 salad and hot corn bread.
 
  taste with salt and cayenne and add the stock or water. Bring to 
 a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for l5 minutes.*
 
 Return to a boil and add the corn. Cook for 3 minutes. Add the 
 shrimp and cook for about 4 minutes, or until the shrimp are 
 cooked through.
 
 Note: The soup may be prepared to this point up to 12 hours 
 ahead and refrigerated. Reheat before proceeding. The soup 
 base may also be frozen and stored for up to 6 months.
 
 shrimp.
 
 Per serving: 262 calories, 18 gm protein, 21 gm carbohydrates, 
 12 gm fat, 117 mg cholesterol, 2 gm saturated fat, 401 mg 
 sodium, 3 gm dietary fiber © Copyright 1998 The Washington 
 Post Company
 
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