SEAFOOD GUMBO

2014-09-05
seafood gumbo
  • Yield : 8
  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 60m

Ingredients

• 2 pounds shrimp
• ½ pint oysters
• 1 pound can crabmeat
• 2 tbsp. oil
• 2 tbsp. flour
• 3 cups okra, chopped
• 2 onions, chopped
• 2 tbsp. oil
• 1 can tomatoes
• 2 quarts water
• 1 bay leaf
• 1 tbsp. salt
• 3 pods garlic, minced
• Chinese red pepper to taste
• 1 tbsp. finely chopped parsley
• 1 tbsp. finely chopped green onion tops

Directions

Peel shrimp and devein. Make a roux of oil and flour, stirring constantly until dark brown. Add shrimp to roux and cook for a few minutes. Set aside. Smother okra and onions in oil. Add tomatoes when okra is nearly cooked, then add water, bay leaf, garlic, salt, and pepper. Add shrimp and roux and mix well. Cover and cook slowly for 30 minutes. Add oysters and crab meat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Add parsley and green onion tops a few minutes before serving over hot cooked rice. Serves 6 to 8.

Don’t forget to make potato salad a seafood gumbos best friend.

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