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Gangbang Crab Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Green peppers 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Lean ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut into chunks (Raw)
  Okra 3 Cup (48 tbs), sliced (Raw)
  Tomato juice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Shelled deveined shrimp 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Raw)
  Crab meat 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Bay leaf 1
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Bourbon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Gumbo file 1 Teaspoon
  Steamed rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
Directions

Brown onion, pepper, ham and okra in melted butter.
Add tomato juice, shrimp, crab meat, boiling stock, bay leaf, basil, thyme, parsley, salt and cayenne.
Bring to boil.
Lower heat.
Simmer in covered pan 20 minutes.
Add bourbon.
Cook 3 minutes.
Bemove from heat.
Stir in file powder, if desired.
Serve with rice.
Serves 18 to 20.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
18

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