Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup vegetable oil

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • cups chopped onion

  • 1

    cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 1

    cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1

    cup chopped celery

  • 3

    tablespoons minced garlic

  • 3

    cups chopped okra

  • cups beer, such as Abita Amber

  • 6

    cups seafood stock

  • 2

    tablespoons file powder

  • 2

    bay leaves

  • 2

    teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • 1

    (8-ounce) container crab claw meat, picked free of shells

  • 3

    teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons kosher salt

  • teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • 1

    pound medium fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1

    pound red snapper fillets, chopped

  • 2

    (8-ounce) containers shucked oysters

  • 1

    (8-ounce) container jumbo lump crabmeat, picked free of shells

  • ¼

    cup chopped fresh parsley

  • Hot cooked rice

  • Garnish: chopped green onion

Directions

1.In an 8-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes; add flour, and stir together to form a roux. Cook, stirring often, until roux is the color of peanut butter, about 20 minutes. 2.Add onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, and okra. Cook vegetables, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Add beer, stock, file powder, bay leaves, Cajun seasoning, crab claw meat, Worcestershire, salt, and cayenne. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to medium, and simmer for about 1 hour. 3.Add shrimp, fish, oysters, and lump crabmeat to mixture. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until seafood is cooked through; add parsley. 4.Serve with rice, and garnish with green onion, if desired.


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