Spicy Seafood Gumbo

2013-01-06
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
FavoriteLoadingAdd This Recipe to Your Favorites

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 medium onions, chopped
  • 8 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 (15 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen okra, sliced, thawed
  • 1 pound crab claws
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried whole thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried whole basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried whole oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sage
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds medium-size shrimp, unpeeled
  • 1 quart oysters, undrained
  • 1 pound crab meat
  • 1 pound fish fillets, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Hot cooked rice
  • File powder (optional)

Method

Step 1

Combine oil and flour in a cast iron skillet; cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring constantly, until roux is brown, but NOT black.

Step 2

Stir in onion, celery, and garlic; cook 10 minutes, stirring often. Transfer mixture to a Dutch oven.

Step 3

Add chicken broth, tomatoes, okra, crab claws, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, bay leaves, parsley, thyme, basil, oregano, sage and pepper; simmer 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Peel and devein shrimp.

Step 5

Add shrimp, oysters, crab meat and fish to Dutch oven; simmer 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 6

Remove and discard bay leaves.

Step 7

Serve gumbo over hot rice and, if desired, sprinkle with file.

Recipe Type:

Leave a Reply

Average Member Rating

(0 / 5)

0 5 1
Rate this recipe

1 people rated this recipe

Related Recipes:
  • 450px-Cooking_hot_chili

    Cajun Chili

  • 640px-Mmm...onion_soup_(5344349906)

    Cajun Onion Soup

  • 640px-Mmm...chili_(3923085001)

    Cajun Pork Chili

  • 600px-Gumbo

    Gumbo Ya Ya

  • 640px-Mmm..._chicken_and_pickled_pork_with_tasso_in_a_spicy_gumbo_(6931896478)

    Ham Gumbo

Sponsored Links
Most Liked Recipes