Shrimp gumbo
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Shrimp gumbo
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:22:57 AM. Recipe ID 55822. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Shrimp gumbo
 Categories: Seafood
      Yield: 8 Servings
 
      2 lb SHRIMP, UNCOOKED
      4 ea STRIPS BACON
      2 tb FLOUR
      3 c  SLICED OKRA
      2 ea GREEN PEPPERS, CHOPPED
      2 ea ONIONS, CHOPPED
      2 tb CORN OIL
      1 ea #2 CAN TOMATOES
      2 qt WATER
      1 ea BAY LEAF
      1 ts SALT
      3 ea CLOVES GARLIC
      1 x  CAYENNE OR TABASCO TO TASTE
 
       Peel and devein shrimp.  Cook bacon.  Make a dark roux with bacon
       drippings and flour.  Add shrimp to roux and stir together for
       several minutes.  Set aside.  Smother peppers, onions, and okra
       in oil.  When okra is almost tender, add tomatoes and blend well.
       Add roux and shrimp mixture.  Blend.  Add water, bay leaf,
       garlic, salt, and cayenne or tabasco to taste. Cover and simmer
       gently for 30 minutes to 1 hour.  Let stand until ready to serve.
       Reheat slowly and serve over rice.  Oysters or crabmeat, drained,
       may be added during the final 15 minutes if desired.
 




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Recipe ID 55822 (Apr 03, 2005)

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