Gumbo Recipe

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Jan. 02, 2015

Is this video I show you how to make a gumbo recipe, that is just absolutely the best you will ever have. I will take you from making a great seafood stock, to making a seafood base to add a fantastic seafood flavor into your gumbo. Watch as I give away some of my long held secrets for making a Seafood Gumbo that is sure to please!


For broth
Gulf shrimp 5 Pound , cleaned and washed ((brown ones))
Blue crab 12
Crab meat 1 Pound , cleaned and washed ((Fresh one))
Water 1 Gallon
All purpose seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Celery 3 , chopped
Carrot 3 , chopped
Onion 1
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , quartered
Bay leaves 3
For reduction
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1/2 , roughly chopped
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , chopped
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
All purpose seasoning 1 Teaspoon ((Frog Bone))
Worcestershire 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Lemon 3 , quartered
Bay leaves 4
Merlot 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For gumbo
Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sea salt To Taste
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Celery stalks 3 , chopped
Onion 1 Small , chopped
Onion 1 Medium , chopped
Chopped garlic 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Bay leaves 5
Fresh thyme 2 Tablespoon
Canned stewed tomatoes 29 Ounce ((2 Cans of 14 1/2 Ounce))
Low salt seasoning 1 Teaspoon ((Frog bone))
Okra 24 Ounce , baked
Sausage 1 Pound , chopped
Dried shrimps 3 Tablespoon
Green onions 2 Bunch (200 gm) , chopped
Salt & pepper To Taste
All purpose seasoning 1 Tablespoon ((Cajun Frog bone))



For broth

1. Take water in a pot. Add shrimp tail and shells along with crab flappers. 

2. Season water with frog bone all purpose seasoning. Add celery, onion, carrot, garlic and bay leaves. Season with Frog Bone All Purpose Seasoning.

3. Give everything a good mix and bring everything to boil.

4. Reduce the heat and let everything simmer for hour and a half. 


For reduction

5. Heat olive oil in a pot. Add onion and garlic and saute for sometime.

6. Add water. Season with salt, black pepper and Frog Bone All Purpose Seasoning.

7. Drop in the remaining shells and heads of shrimp, followed by crab flappers.

8. Add worcestershire sauce, lemon quarters and bay leaf. Pour merlot wine, give everything a good mix.

9. Let everything cook for abot 30 minutes.

10. Strain everything into a smaller pot. Reduce this down to about 6 tablespoon of reduction.


For gumbo

11. Strain the stock and then mix the reduction with the stock.

12. Pour vegetable oil in a skillet, add flour and continue to mix and cook unrtil all lumps are gone and roux is nice and silky.

13. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Stir constantly.

14. Drop in onions, celery and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

15. Add garlic and cook for a little bit more.

16. Transfer the roux and vegetables to another pot. Add the stock to the pot.

17. Simmer for sometime. Add sausage, bayleaves and thyme followed by stewed tomatoes and Frog Bone low salt seasoning and dried shrimps

18. Drop in baked okra and some more water. Continue to simmer for a couple of hours.

19. Throw in the blue crabs and cook for another 10 minutes.

20. Add shrimps, green onions and crab meat. Mix that in and then continue to cook.

21. Season with salt, pepper and cajun seasoning as desired.

22. Cool it down and place it in the refrigerator overnight.



23. Serve them the next morning. Enjoy.




Recipe Summary

Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 825Calories from Fat 368

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.1%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1385 mg57.71%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 73 g146%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet