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milton thibodeaux


best friday lunch


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  • 2 gal
    water boil ,add' cajun crab boil. 1/ water.
  • 1 lb
    med shrimp inshell( boil in liquid save 1.qt. water. peel and dvain shrimp.
  • 2
    doz. oysters in water.
  • 1 lb
    picked crab whitemeat.
  • 2
    fillets cat fish cut into 1/ peices
  • 2
    doz fresh blue clawcrabs opened and cleaned break into 2 halfs
  • 1 large
    yellow onions
  • 1 large
    bell pepper 1.large yellow bell pepper.
  • 2
    celery shafts.
  • 3
    garlic pods fresh very finely chopped.
  • 1 c
    veg oil.
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    uncooked long grain rice white/brown choise
  • ·
    add salt and pepper after cooking to taste

  • ·
    sorry add all seafood 15 mins to end cooking seafood takes only 5 min to cook

How to Make GUMBO


  1. bring water to boil
    add crab boil and shrimp 2/4 min save 1 qt water
    peel shrimp devain place on side
  2. clean pot and use again.
    add oil m/h heat.
    add flour slowly stiring until paste (rue). darken ot desired color or add small amount (Kitchen bouquit)
    mix in season and saved qt. water simmer till veges are well cooked.
  3. increase water to about
  4. in a 4qt pot add dry riceand water rinse well add 3TBL.salt
    place water above the rice
    bring to boil simmer from cold to cooked 23.Min
    check for done. rinse well in collender
  5. place cooked rice in bowl add gumbo!
    have a great meal and day

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Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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