Glenwood Plantation Oyster Shrimp And Crab
|Crabs||1⁄2 Dozen, scalded, cleaned, cut in half|
|Shrimp||1 Pound, scalded, peeled and cleaned|
Chop onions fine, peel tomatoes, chop and save juice; chop red pepper, parsley, and thyme.
Wash okra, stem and slice thin; cut ham in squares.
Put lard to melt in a soup pot; add chopped onions and ham, the sliced okra.
When well browned, add tomatoes with juice; cook until tender.
Then add oysters, shrimp and crabs (which have been prepared).
Add red pepper, bay leaf, parsley, and thyme.
When everything is well fried and browned, add 3 quarts of water.
Let simmer gently 1 hour or longer.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.