Rating: 3.5 stars
40 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 8

This is a very savory gumbo from Louisiana, that is for those of you who like shrimp! Serve over long grain rice.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large skillet over high heat, add 2 tablespoons oil and flour to the pan, and whisk together quickly. Continue cooking and stirring until a dark roux forms. Stir in shrimp. Cook and stir for a few minutes, until the shrimp turns pink. Set aside.

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  • In another pan, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Stir in okra and onions; cook until okra is tender. Mix in tomatoes. Add water, bay leaf, garlic, salt, red pepper, and the shrimp mixture. Cover, and cook slowly for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

212 calories; protein 24g; carbohydrates 9.7g; fat 8.6g; cholesterol 179.4mg; sodium 670.2mg. Full Nutrition
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