Gutsy prawn gumbo

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 40

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Pimp My Rice: Over 100 inspirational rice recipes from around the world

By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

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The guts of New Orleans. Green chillies for green fresh heat, Scotch bonnet for peppery smoked flavour, smoked paprika to give legs to the opening sprint of the chorizo.


  • 100 g/ oz chorizo, peeled and diced
  • 100 g/


Fry the chorizo in a heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat until the fat has rendered out and the pieces become browned and slightly crisped. Use a slotted spoon to remove the pieces and set them aside, leaving the chorizo oil in the pan.

Add the okra pieces to the pan and fry over a medium-high heat until they become crisp and lose their slime. This takes 5–8 minutes. Remove and leav