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Louisiana Seafood Gumbo

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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 227 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.3%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 195.3 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 14.5%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 17.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Louisiana Seafood Gumbo Recipe