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Southern Seafood Gumbo

Rated as 4.39 out of 5 Stars

"I tasted a similar dish at a local restaurant and duplicated it pretty closely. I trimmed it down a bit and no one in my family seemed to mind. -Susan Wright of Champaign, Illinois"
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Ingredients

1 h servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion, celery, green pepper and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in the V8 juice, tomatoes and cayenne; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in okra and catfish; cook 8 minutes longer. Add the shrimp; cook about 7 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Place rice in individual serving bowls; top with gumbo.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 cup gumbo with 1/4 cup rice equals 180 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 512 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 14 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 very lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

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Most helpful positive review

This was really good! I followed the recipe to a tee, except I didn't used spicy V8 and I didn't use cayenne pepper. My family doesn't like spicy foods, I do though! At the end I just seasoned i...

Most helpful critical review

My family loves Cajun style food, so I was looking forward to making this gumbo. We found the flavour to be very average. For us to really enjoy it, I would need to make substantial changes and ...

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This was really good! I followed the recipe to a tee, except I didn't used spicy V8 and I didn't use cayenne pepper. My family doesn't like spicy foods, I do though! At the end I just seasoned i...

My hubs was doing the happy dance tonight while eating this. I used all of the leftover seafood I made and froze over our vacation. A bit of everthing went into this; lobster, shrimp and clams a...

My family loves Cajun style food, so I was looking forward to making this gumbo. We found the flavour to be very average. For us to really enjoy it, I would need to make substantial changes and ...

Gumbo No! A Gumbo involves a rue. Tasty yes, but with a few Cajun twists. Came out like a stew as I made it. Simple, easy quick meal.

Man I thought this was great!! I am not much on seafood, but sure love tasty 1 bowl dishes.. I had to tone down the spices cause I had to feed it to the little ones, plus I didn't have spicy V8,...

I had caught some catfish at the lake and was looking for a way to prepare it. This turned out wonderfully. The ease of using the V8 does not inhibit the flavor at all. I made it once strictl...

Added a seafood blend and extra shrimp. Plus made a roux first. Everyone loved it.

I loved this meal and so did the medic station I cooked it for. I did add a little more celery, yellow and red peppers to this and some scallops and crab. Overall I was more than happy with it a...

Yummy! Super quick, so healthy and tastes great. I use a pound package from Trader Joe's that has a combo of shrimp, scallops and calamari. We served it over some quinoa. I have made it twice so...