Seafood Gumbo

Are you trying to figure out what to make for dinner? Try Mulate’s Seafood Gumbo, a truly Cajun dish that will have your family asking for more. Best of all this gumbo is easy to make and it won’t take you long to prepare either.

What You Need

  • 4 qt. water

  • 3 lb. medium shrimp, shell on

  • 2 medium onions, diced

  • 1 small bell pepper, diced

  • 1 cup dark roux

  • 2 lb. claw crabmeat

  • 12-24 oysters

  • 1 tbsp. salt

  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper

  • 4 cups cooked white rice

How It’s Done

Seafood GumboIn a large pot, bring water to a boil. Boil shrimp for 10 minutes. Let stand 3 minutes. Remove shrimp from stock with a strainer. Peel shrimp and discard the shells. Add onions and bell pepper to stock. Bring to a boil. Add roux, stirring constantly until melted. Let boil for 30 minutes. Add shrimp, crab meat, oysters, and seasonings. Let simmer for 5 minutes more. Turn the heat off and let the gumbo rest for 20-30 minutes. Serve over white rice. This dish serves about 8 to 10 people.

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