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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Creole Gumbo #2

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Oil
  • 3 tb Flour
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1/3 Bell pepper; minced
  • 3 qt Water
  • Salt; red pepper and black
  • -pepper to taste
  • 1 lb Fresh crabmeat
  • Several whole crabs; cleaned
  • -(optional)
  • 1 lb Shrimp; cleaned & peeled
  • 1 pt Oysters & their liquor
  • 1/2 c Parsley; chopped
  • 1/2 c Green onions; minced
  • File to taste


Make a roux with the oil and flour. Cook slowly, stirring constantly,
until it is a golden brown. Add onions, garlic and bell peppers; cook until
wilted. Slowly add water, stirring while you pour. Add seasonings.

Add crabmeat and cleaned crabs; cook about 1 hour. Add the raw, peeled
shrimp and the liquid from the oysters; cook until the shrimp are done.
About 15 minutes before serving, add the oysters, parsley and green onions
. Serve over rice. Let each person add his own fil”š to taste. (Never cook
fil”š as it turns bitter.) Serves 6.

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