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Gullah Grub Okra & Shrimp Recipe [Watch Video]

3 tablespoons olive oil or other cooking oil
1 large diced onion
4 cups okra sliced into small pieces
¼ cup water or white wine
1 lb. raw shrimp- shelled and deveined
½ tsp. ginger
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper

Heat oil in a frying pan and add onion, ginger and garlic powder. Cook onion and spices over medium to high heat for 3-4 minutes until onion is tender. Add 4 cups sliced okra along with ¼ cup water or white wine to the mix, bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 7-10 minutes. Add 1 lb. raw, shelled, and deveined shrimp to okra-onion mix along with salt and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes or until shrimp is opaque and cooked through. Serve hot as a side dish or with cooked rice as a main course.