Cajun Seafood Gumbo

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is a fairly simple gumbo recipe, and could be spiced up to individual tastes with spicier sausage, or the additional cayenne.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Make roux by browning flour in melted shortening.
  3. Add celery, onions and bell pepper and cook slowly until onion is clear.
  4. Add other ingredients with exception of shrimp and parsley.
  5. Simmer for at least 1 hour.
  6. Add shrimp about 10 minutes before serving.
  7. Just before serving add parsley.
  8. Serve over hot cooked rice.


Most Helpful

Not a true Cajun recipe at all! I am a Cajun from Louisiana and this is not authentic. We do NOT put clam chowder, nor do we put tomato anything in our gumbos.

dpcallegari December 25, 2010

OKay, cajuns do not: even eat clam chowder use tomatoes in their gumbo use okra in their gumbo don't use fish in their gumbo!! From a Louisianaian, I must say this isn't even close to gumbo.

asimplegirl October 28, 2008

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