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Okra-Shrimp Gumbo

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Category: Main Dish, Soups, United States

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cn Whole tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 Cook spoons plain flour
  • 4 Stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 lb Shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1/8 c Cooking oil
  • 4 qt Water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lg Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 Bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 c Shallots, chopped
  • 1 pt Salty oysters
  • 2 Boxes frozen okra, unthawed


In large pot, make roux of flour and oil, stirring until dark brown.
Add vegs. until wilted. Cook okra in separate pot by frying in grease
until almost all of rope is gone. Do not prepare ahead. Add shrimp to
vegs., cook until brigh pink. Add tomatoes, cook about 5 minutes. Add
cooked okra. Simmer for 5 min., add water, more or less depending upon
consistency you prefer. Season with salt and pepper. Cook abt. 1 1/2 hrs.
Add oysters 5 minutes before gumbo is done. Serve with rice.

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