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Seafood Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onions 2 Medium
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Bell pepper 1 , chopped
  Water 1 Gallon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Sweet basil 1 Pinch
  Marjoram 1 Pinch
  Bay leaves 2
  Tabasco 1 Dash
  Shrimp 2 Pound
  Fresh parsley/Dried parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion tops 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bass/Catfish 1⁄2 Pound, uncooked (Or Use More)
  Oysters 1⁄2 Pint
  Crabmeat 1 Can (10 oz)
  Salt To Taste
  Red pepper To Taste
Directions

Make a roux with oil and flour.
Add onions, celery, bell pepper and cook until wilted.
Add water, garlic and seasonings.
Cook in heavy uncovered pot over medium heat for 2 hours.
Add shrimp, parsley, green onion tops and fish, deboned and cut into small pieces.
Cook for 10 minutes.
Add oysters and crabmeat and bring to a boil.
Serve over rice.
A dash of file is optional.
Serves 10 to 12.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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