Cajun Seafood Gumbo

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Ingredients

12 oz fresh or frozen shrimp, peeled and deveined
6 oz fresh or frozen crabmeat
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
4 whole Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
3 cups chicken stock, heated
16 oz can diced tomatoes
10 oz package frozen cut okra
2 bay leaves
1/2 pint shucked oysters, drained
3 cups cooked rice

Preparation

Thaw shrimp and crab, if frozen. Make roux in a large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven combine flour and oil until smooth. Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir about 10 minutes more or till roux is light brown or the same color as peanut butter.

Stir in onion, sweet red pepper, green pepper, garlic, salt, black pep per, and ground red pepper. Cook over medium heat for 3 to minutes or till vegetables are just crisp-tender, stirring often.

Gradually stir in hot chicken broth. Stir in undrained tomatoes, okra, and bay leaves. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.

Stir in shrimp, crabmeat, and oysters. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes more or till shrimp turn pink and oysters curl around the edges. Discard bay leaves. Serve in bowls with rice.

Yield

Serves 6

Cook Time

Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 60 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Serves 6
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 371
Calories from Fat: 216

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g
36%
Carbohydrates 49g
16%
Dietary Fiber 9g
36%
Saturated Fat 16g
80%
Calories 371kcal
18%
Cholesterol 135mg
45%
Protein 34g
56%
Sodium 822mg
34%
Calcium
2%
Iron
28%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
78%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.