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Seafood Gumbo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen J. Olson
Added: Sunday, June 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup oil
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups onion, chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup celery, diced
3 large garlic cloves, minced
4 cups chicken broth
3 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoons thyme
1 teaspoon basil
1/3 cup parsley
1 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 cups sliced fresh link sausage
4 cups cut okra
2 cups oysters
1/2 pound crabmeat
1 1/2 pounds shrimp


Directions:
Directions:
Cook oil and flour over medium heat stirring constantly until the roux has browned. Add onion, pepper, celery and garlic. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly add chicken broth, and chicken base, stirring as you go. Add water, bay leaves, thyme, basil, parsley, lemon pepper, cayenne pepper, and tomatoes. Cut sausage into 1/2-inch pieces. Add to pot along with okra. Cover pot and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add oysters, crabmeat, shrimp. Simmer for an additional 15 minutes. Serve over hot buttered rice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Delicious gumbo.

 

 

 

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