Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients

  • 1 Turkish bay leaf
  • ½ cup flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ cup scallions
  • rice
  • 1 medium green bell pepper
  • 2 shucked oysters with their liquor
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • + 14 more ingredients
    • 1 ½ pounds medium shrimp in shell, peeled and deveined
    • ½ cup vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne
    • ½ pound lump crabmeat
    • powder
    • 2 celery ribs
    • 1 14-ounce can whole tomatoes in juice
    • 1 teaspoon thyme
    • 1 medium onion
    • ½ pound bacon
    • 2 ½ quarts fish or chicken stock (or a combination)
    • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 pound frozen cut okra
    • gumbo filé

Cook bacon in a 10-inch heavy skillet (preferably cast-iron) over medium heat until browned but not crisp. Transfer bacon to a bowl with a slotted spoon and transfer rendered fat to a heatproof liquid measure, then add enough oil to fat to bring total to 3/4 cup. Stir together fat and flour in sk...

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Variations on Seafood Gumbo

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    • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper (about 1 medium pepper)
    • +14 other ingredients
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    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon Creole (or Old Bay) seasoning
    • 1 bay leaf
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    • 1/2 c chopped parsley
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    • 1/2 t dried thyme leaves
    • 1/2 t dried oregano leaves
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    • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen sliced okra, thawed
    • Hot cooked rice
    • 1 1/4 cups chopped celery
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    • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
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