Shrimp & Bacon Gumbo

Susan Feliciano


This is just a recipe I found on the box of Zatarain's Gumbo Mix, but I'm posting it because I want to save it for family, and sometimes they change the recipes they print on their packages. We love this one.


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20 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 slice
    bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped bell pepper
  • 6 c
    broth or water
  • 1 pkg
    zatarain's gumbo mix with rice
  • 2 c
    sliced fresh or frozen okra
  • 1 lb
    medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green onions

How to Make Shrimp & Bacon Gumbo


  1. Cook bacon in dutch oven or large saucepan on medium-high heat until crisp. Add celery, onion, and bell pepper. Cook and stir 3 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
  2. Stir in broth or water, and Zatarain's Mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add okra and shrimp; cook 10 minutes longer or until rice is tender and shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.
  3. Sprinkle each serving with green onions.

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About Shrimp & Bacon Gumbo

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #convenience mix

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