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goodoldtoy
09-07-2007, 10:30 AM
Seafood Gumbo
Roux:
7 tbsp. vegetable oil or bacon grease
7 tbsp. all purpose flour
Heat oil in small heavy saucepan. Strir in flour, cook over medium heat until roux is dark brown. Do not undercook.
Set aside.

Gumbo Base:
4 tbsp. butter
4 stalk celery. Chopped
˝ chopped onion
1 can chopped tomatoes
2 cloves minced garlic
1 lb frozen okra or 1 pound of mushrooms
3 cups strong chicken broth
1 tsp. red pepper
4 tsp. salt
1 bay leaf
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
˝ tsp. black pepper

Melt butter. Sauté celery and onions until soft. Add tomatoes and mushrooms or okra, cook 30 minutes add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Stir in roux. Cover and simmer 30 minutes

SEAFOOD
2 lb. Fresh deveined shrimp.
I lb fresh or 2 cans white crabmeat

Mix seafood into Gumbo base simmer until shrimp is done. Serve over rice.