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Gumbo Supreme

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Ingredients
  Diced bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned whole tomatoes 32 Ounce, drained (2 Cans, 16 Ounce Each)
  Bay leaves 2
  Boiled ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut into 3/4-inch squares
  Frozen okra 10 Ounce, partially thawed (1 Package)
  Medium shrimp 2 Pound, peeled, deveined, split lengthwise
  Frozen alaska king crab 6 Ounce (Partially Thawed)
Directions

About 1 hour before serving: In Dutch oven, saute bacon until crisp; remove and reserve.
To drippings, add green onions and garlic; saute until tender; stir in flour until blended.
Gradually stir in 5 cups water; add salt, thyme, pepper, tomatoes, bay leaves, ham; simmer, covered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Cut okra into 1-inch pieces; add to Dutch oven; cook 15 minutes.
Add shrimp and crab; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and crab is heated through.
Remove bay leaves and sprinkle gumbo with reserved bacon bits.
Serve over hot cooked rice in soup bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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