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    Seafood Gumbo

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

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    Ingredients:

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    • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 medium chopped onion
    • 2 quarts water
    • 3 lbs shrimp (cleaned)
    • 2 dozen crabs (cleaned)
    • 1 quart oyster, reserve liquid from oysters (drained)
    • 2 teaspoons file powder
    • rice (cooked)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Brown flour in a frying pan with oil until it turns brown.
    2. 2
      This is called a Roux.
    3. 3
      Add your onions Cook them until they are soft.
    4. 4
      Pour into a bigger pot, add your water and the liquid from oysters.
    5. 5
      Cook to boil and then add your shrimp, crabs, salt and pepper.
    6. 6
      Boil 20 minutes, then add the oysters.
    7. 7
      Add enough water to make the amount of liquid you would want for your meal.
    8. 8
      Cook the oysters about 10 minutes.
    9. 9
      Add your file powder and its ready to eat.
    10. 10
      Serve over rice.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 15, 2005

      55

      Finally, a REAL CAJUN gumbo - made without tomato or chicken broth! You can't beat the old standard gumbo recipe, no matter what meats or seafood you use.

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    Nutritional Facts for Seafood Gumbo

    Serving Size: 1 (990 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1060.9
     
    Calories from Fat 555
    52%
    Total Fat 61.7 g
    95%
    Saturated Fat 8.7 g
    43%
    Cholesterol 582.8 mg
    194%
    Sodium 921.4 mg
    38%
    Total Carbohydrate 41.1 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 81.2 g
    162%

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    file powder

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