"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Seafood Okra Gumbo Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Seafood Okra Gumbo, by , is from Papa Art's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Art Broadnax
Added: Friday, September 16, 2005


2# Okra
2# Shrimp
2# Crab Meat
2 Medium Onions Chopped
1 Green Pepper Chopped
2 Cans Whole Tomatoes
2 Cloves Garlic Chopped
1 Bay Leaf
Cooking Oil
Season to Taste

Cook shrimp in 2 qts water for about 30 minutes-
Save the broth-Cover bottom of large pot with oil.
Add okra, onions, green peppers and garlic.
Cook on low heat stirring frequently until vegetables are done.
Add tomatoes and stir to blend.
Add shrimp broth, bay leaf and seasonings.
Add shrimp and crab meat and simmer 45 mins.
Serve in Gumbo/Soup Bowls over rice.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!