Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ quarts fish or chicken stock (or a combination)
  • rice
  • gumbo filé
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ pounds medium shrimp in shell, peeled and deveined
  • ½ pound bacon
  • 1 medium onion
  • + 14 more ingredients
    • 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
    • 1 pound frozen cut okra
    • 1 Turkish bay leaf
    • ½ cup flat-leaf parsley
    • 1 medium green bell pepper
    • 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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