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Seafood Gumbo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Dawkins
Added: Sunday, September 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 medium onions, chopped
3 ribs of celery chopped
1 medium size can tomatoes
4 tbsp. cooking oil
2 cups of chopped okra
salt, garlic salt, and pepper to taste
Nearly 1/2 bell pepper
1 bay leaf
2 tbsp. flour

Directions:
Directions:
Make a roux* with oil & flour. Then add bell pepper, onions, celery, bay leaf, garlic salt, salt and pepper to taste, allowing theses ingredients to cook a few minutes on medium heat to make tender. Add water (up to 2 qts.) and simmer 4 - 5 minutes, after coming to boil. Put in okra and simmer about 45 minutes to an hour. Add tomatoes and simmer 10-15 minutes. Add shrimp last and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve over cooked rice.

*Instructions in Miscellaneous for making a roux.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Approximately 4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe comes from a true "Cajun", and it is delicious. It does well if you make more than one recipe and freeze it for a month or two.

 

 

 

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