Recipe: Wild-Caught Shrimp Gumbo



April 6, 2021

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour, browned dark
  • 3 bunches of green onions
  • 3 large onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves of chopped garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper – green or yellow, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch of celery chopped
  • 3 pounds okra chopped
  • 1 large center cut ham, chopped
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 3 – 14oz cans of chicken broth – low sodium
  • 5 pounds fresh peeled wild-caught American shrimp
  • 2 – 16oz cans of stewed tomatoes
  • 3 links of smoked sausage – beef
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pound lump crab meat
  • 1/2 pound crab claws or 3 whole crab bodies
  • 1 quart of raw oysters
  • 2 quarts of water

DIRECTIONS:

First, create a roux (check out this handy guide!).

After creating your roux, add all ingredients minus the shrimp.

Cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Just before serving, add the green onions and shrimp.

Simmer until shrimp are cooked, and serve.

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Cook Time: 2+ hours

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