Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients

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

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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    • 1-1/2 lb. medium shrimp (41 to 50 or 51 to 60 per lb.) or 2 lb. if using head-on shrimp
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    • 1/2 c chopped parsley
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    • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen sliced okra, thawed
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