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Cajun Gumbo Mixes and Ready-to-Serve Seafood Gumbo
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
2 lbs. shrimp or crawfish, peeled
1 lb. crabmeat
1 qt. oysters with liquor
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 qts. water
Salt, pepper, tabasco and file to taste
Make a roux by mixing the flour in the oil in a large iron skillet over medium heat
Add water very slowly (Caution!), gradually smoothing into a paste.
Continue adding all the water.
Add vegetables and cook 30 minutes.
Add bay leaves and all seasonings, but save parsley to end of the cooking time, and the
file for the very last.
Cook 15 minutes. Add shrimp and oysters.
Cook until oysters curl (about 5 minutes).
Remove from heat, add file and serve.
Gumbo is usually served with a large spoonful of rice.
Supplies on our Website
File: The secret ingredient that makes "Gumbo" into "File Gumbo".
Now this classic New Orleans seasoning is available on our website.
Shrimp: We have the very best Louisiana crawfish and shrimp that you can find. You'll probably eat them straight, but if there's any left over, they make a great in gumbo!
Rose Aromatic Rice: If you're looking for a great Cajun rice.
Creole Rose is without a doubt the very best rice that we've ever tasted!
Creole Roux: We now carry a Ready-To-Go Cajun Creole Roux. It's got all the Cajun
flavor without the trouble of preparation.
Country Cajun: This is the cookbook where we found the Seafood Gumbo recipe.
The Bayou Classic Skillet Set is very popular in these parts.
This 3-Piece Cast Iron set includes 6", 8" and 10" skillets. And they're equally at home in your kitchen or your own backyard.
This Cast Iron Cookware is ideal for frying fish, chicken, hushpuppies, and french fries. Grill steaks, fajitas, vegetables, pancakes, eggs and bacon.
Also, if you'd like to savor one of our great gumbo mixes rather than starting from
scratch, we've got two great suggestions:
Papaul's Gumbo with Roux mix
Gumbo Mix with Rice
Or how about a delicious Ready-to-Eat
Cajun Gumbo delivered to your door from one of Louisiana's best Cajun kitchens?
Finally, why not serve your gumbo in a set of Louisiana