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Okra Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Water 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Hot sauce 5 Dash
  Bay leaves 4
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Frozen cut okra 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Frozen crabmeat 6 Ounce, undrained (1 Package)
  Frozen cooked shrimp 12 Ounce (2 Package)
  Oysters 1 Pint, drained
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a 3-quart Dutch oven and heat oil in it.
2) Add flour to this, stirring constantly.
3) Stir constantly again and cook on medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until the mixture attains the color of a copper penny.
4) Take a small skillet and melt butter in it.
5) Sauté onion and garlic in this and cook until tender.
6) Add this to the roux mixture and stir well.
7) Slowly add water, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, bay leaves, salt, and pepper to this and boil for 1 hour.
8) Stir in okra and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to separate okra.
9) Mix in seafood and cook this over medium heat for 5 minutes till the oysters curl at ends.

SERVING
10) Serve on cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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