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Seafood Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Salt pork slice 6 Inch
  Okra 5 Ounce
  Onion 1
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Oysters and liquor 1 Dozen
  Canned tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Crab meat 1 Can (10 oz)
  Shrimp 1 Pound
  File 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Fry salt pork in skillet until crisp.
Remove from skil- let; chop and set aside.
Saute okra in pan drippings.
Add onion; saute until tender, stirring constantly.
Push vegetables to side of skillet; add flour, cooking until browned.
Drain oysters, reserving liquor.
Mix onion and okra intoflour;addtomatoes,oysterliquor and 1 1/2 quarts boiling water gradually, stirring constantly until smooth.
Add seasonings; stir well.
Simmer for 1 hour.
Add salt pork, crab meat and shrimp; simmer for several minutes longer.
Add oys- ters; simmer for 13 minutes.
Add file; cook for 2 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
6

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