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Cajun Seafood Gumbo Recipe

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Ann Kelly Kirk
Added: Tuesday, August 18, 2009


2 onions
1 stalk celery
2 carrots
4 green peppers
8 oz. mushrooms
3 cloves garlic
6 Tbsp. olive oil
2 pt. clam juice
4 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 Tbsp. gumbo file
2 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
3 Tbsp. water
1 lb. shrimp
8 oz. white fish, cut into bite size pieces
12 oz. scallops
4 cherrystone clams (optional)

Dice vegetables and chop garlic. Place olive oil and vegetables in large pot. Braise until cooked but still firm. Add clam juice, tomatoes and seasonings. Bring just to a boil. Mix cornstarch and water. Stir into gumbo sauce until slightly thickened. Add seafood. Let simmer 30 minutes until all of the seafood is fully cooked.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I omit the green peppers for Greg. I also just add whatever seafood I have. It never tastes the same twice!!




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