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Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 55 mins

Doc's Seafood Shack & Oyster Bar, Orange Beach, Alabama

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over med-high heat.
  2. Add in chicken; saute 5 minutes or until browned.
  3. Remove chicken, reserving drippings in stockpot.
  4. Add onion, bell pepper, and celery; saute 4 minutes or until tender.
  5. Gradually add 7 cups water, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of stockpot.
  6. Return chicken to stockpot.
  7. Combine gravy mix and 1 cup water, stirring well.
  8. Add gravy mixture, parsley flakes, and the next 10 ingredients to stockpot.
  9. Cover and bring to a boil.
  10. Decrease heat, and simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  11. Peel shrimp and devein.
  12. Add fish to gumbo mixture; cook 5 minutes.
  13. Add shrimp and crabmeat; cook 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  14. Add file powder; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally or until thickened.
  15. Remove and discard bay leaves.
  16. Remove gumbo from heat; serve over hot rice.