Riz Aux Gombos

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This dish from Gaudelope is a Caribbean cousin of Limpin' Susan, a dish from South Carolina Lowcountry. Serve it with fish, chicken, or pork.
10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cups thinly sliced okra (1/2 pound)
3 cups water
1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
1/4 cup minced green onions
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1 teaspoon minced fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon minced seeded habanero pepper or 2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 garlic cloves, minced


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add okra; sauté 4 minutes. Add water and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until rice is done.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 119
Caloriesfromfat 8 %
Fat 1.1 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 24.2 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 121 mg
Calcium 28 mg