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Healthy Alternative Seafood Gumbo Recipe

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Brenda Seals
Added: Tuesday, December 18, 2007


1pound package chicken andouille sausage, sliced
5 slices turkey ham, chopped into chunks
2 grilled chicken breast, cubed
3 slices of bacon, cooked save rendered oil
1 package of celery, sliced coarsely
1 red pepper, sliced coarsely
1 green pepper, sliced coarsely
1 yellow pepper, sliced coarsely
4 fresh tomatoes, quartered
1 onion
1/2 cup of flour
1/2 cup of olive or canola oil
2 teaspoons of gumbo file'
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of pepper
1/2 teaspoon of tumeric
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 cloves of garlic
1 tsp soul seasoning
32 ounces of organic chicken broth
1 salmon filet
1-2 pounds of shrimp
1 pound of Alaskan King Crab Legs

1. Add rendered bacon oil to canola oil to equal 1/2 cup and make a roux with flour and oil.
2. Add chopped celery, onion, and pepper. 3. Add tumeric and garlic. 4. Add sausage and ham.
5. In a crockpot place tomatoes, chicken broth and seasoning excluding gumbo file'. 6. Add ingredients from skillet. 7.Add salmon filet and cook on high for 3 hours. 8. Add chicken and gumbo file' 9. Add shrimp and crab the last 5 minutes of cooking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8- 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve over saffron rice.




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