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Louisiana Seafood Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 , chopped
  Celery stalks 6 , chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Shrimp 2 Pound (Deveined)
  Crab meat 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Brown flour in hot shortening in Dutch oven; stir until smooth.
Saute onions and celery in roux for 15 minutes.
Add 1 quart boiling water, bay leaf, garlic and thyme; simmer for 2 hours.
Add shrimp; cook for 10 minutes.
Mix in oysters and liquid and crab meat; cook for 10 minutes longer.
Add file; serve over hot, cooked rice, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
8

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