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Okra Seafood Gumbo

  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)

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.

10) Serve on cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2052 Calories from Fat 766

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.1%

Saturated Fat 24.2 g121.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 964.5 mg321.5%

Sodium 4624.7 mg192.7%

Total Carbohydrates 156 g52.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.5 g66%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 161 g321.3%

Vitamin A 47.1% Vitamin C 102.1%

Calcium 18.2% Iron 183.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Okra Seafood Gumbo Recipe