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Erik's Okra Soup

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Ingredients
  Regular strength chicken broth/Water - 6 cups plus chicken bouillon cubes - 4 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Ham 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced and cooked (Bone Optional)
  Chicken 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced and cooked
  Thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried hot chili pepper 1 Small
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced and diced
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced and diced
  Onion 1 Medium, diced
  Frozen okra 10 Ounce, partially thawed (1 Package)
  Salad oil 3 Tablespoon
  All-purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned shrimp 4 1⁄2 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), steamed
  Gumbo file powder 2 Tablespoon
  Liquid hot pepper seasoning 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY

1) Take the okras and cut them into 1/2 inch thick pieces.

MAKING

2) Take the broth, ham, chicken, thyme, bay leaf, chili pepper, onion, celery and tomato in a pan.
3) Boil them on low heat for 10 minutes.
4) Take the okras pieces and saute in salad oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.
5) Add little flour to the okra and simmer for 5 minutes.
6) Take away from the heat and keep aside.
7) Add shrimp to the okras and cook till the okras are tender.

SERVING

8) Take the soup bowl and fill them with steamed rice.
9) Pour gumbo over the rice and sprinkle gumbo file powder.
10) Add liquid hot pepper. if desired.
11) Remove the chili and bay leaf before serving the dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Okra
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
2 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
12 Minutes

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