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Easy Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo

Papa Jay

"This dish will warm your heart on a cold day. I first had this at a friend's house in Louisiana and after a few changes, shrimp instead of chicken for instance, I came up with a recipe I think you will enjoy as much as my family does. Serve over rice with additional seasoning on the side if you like it spicier, as I do. Enjoy."
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Ingredients

1 h 32 m servings 568 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Cook and stir oil and flour in a skillet over medium heat until mixture is thick and the color of peanut butter, about 20 minutes.
  2. Stir onion, green bell pepper, and celery into flour mixture; cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Add sausage; cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes. Add Cajun seasoning, garlic, and black pepper; cook and stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Pour chicken stock over vegetable-sausage mixture; reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes. Add shrimp and cook until shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you see black specks in step 1, it is burnt and you need to start over.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 568 calories; 45.4 g fat; 19 g carbohydrates; 20.9 g protein; 122 mg cholesterol; 1070 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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From the beginning I noticed that the recipe did not call for tomatoes. I followed the recipe and at the end it was more like a thick gravy. I then added a can of diced tomatoes. This made it ta...

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This is not what I had in mind for a good Gumbo, I ended up with a large pan of shrimp, sausage and veges in a pan of gravy. The flavors were good but, it was like eating gravy with meat and veg...

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From the beginning I noticed that the recipe did not call for tomatoes. I followed the recipe and at the end it was more like a thick gravy. I then added a can of diced tomatoes. This made it ta...

I made this today! It was great. I did alter a few things. I added more flour and less oil plus one half stick of land o lakes butter (salted) I made my own broth using chicken bullion cubes and...

This is not what I had in mind for a good Gumbo, I ended up with a large pan of shrimp, sausage and veges in a pan of gravy. The flavors were good but, it was like eating gravy with meat and veg...

I used my own Cajun seasoning mix, since I didn’t have one. I think that it would work best, if it didn’t have so much spices. The flavor of the shrimp was very good. Highly recommended for any ...

I have never made a roux with oil before, but it works. Guest went for 3rds. Great reciepe as is.

It was great. Easy to make. This was the first actual intensive meal I have ever made. I took the advice of the other reviewer and added a diced tomato. I also added a few mushrooms and jala...