Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. kosher salt; more to taste
  • 1-½ lb. medium shrimp (41 to 50 or 51 to 60 per lb.) or 2 lb. if using head-on shrimp
  • 1 cup chopped celery (about 2 medium stalks; reserve the trimmings)
  • ¼ cup plus 6 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 lb. fresh or thawed frozen okra, sliced ¼ inch thick (about 4 cups)
  • ½ cup thinly sliced scallions (about 8)
  • ¼ cup hot cooked white rice per serving
  • + 10 more ingredients
    • 1 cup fresh shucked oysters (halved if large)
    • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper; more to taste
    • 1 Tbs. dried thyme
    • 2 cups chopped white onion (about 1 large onion; reserve the skin)
    • 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes
    • Louisiana-style hot sauce, to taste
    • 1 bay leaf
    • ½ lb. fresh or pasteurized lump crabmeat (about 1-½ cups), picked over for shells, or 4 to 6 gumbo crabs (about 1 lb. total), thawed (see note at right)
    • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper (about 1 medium pepper)
    • ½ cup all-purpose flour

Remove the shrimp heads, if necessary. Peel and devein the shrimp and refrigerate the shrimp until needed. Combine the shrimp peels and heads and the reserved onion skin and celery trimmings in a 6- to 8-quart pot. Cover with 9 cups of cold water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the hea...

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