Louisiana Gumbo

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ANITA ELDER

By
@SeaAnita

I was originally taught this recipe from a friend from Louisiana. Over the years, I have tweaked it to make it my own recipe.

One thing to note - it's hard to make a little Gumbo, so this is great to serve guests!

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 lb
    chicken legs
  • 1 lb
    snow crab legs
  • 2 lb
    large shrimped, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    bay leaves, crushed
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    ground thyme
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2
    chicken bouillon cubes
  • 2 Tbsp
    gumbo file
  • 1 pkg
    okra, frozen
  • ROUX

  • 1 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    flour

How to Make Louisiana Gumbo

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook chicken, sausage, vegetables (except okra), and seasonings with enough water to cover for one hour.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except frozen okra and cook an additional 30 minutes.
  3. Make roux* of flour & shortening and add to gumbo.
  4. Add okra and cook additional 5 minutes.
  5. Serve with white rice.

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About Louisiana Gumbo

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole



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