Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

From my collection of recipes 1970-1984.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt fat.
  2. Add okra and onion and fry until soft.
  3. Sprinkle with flour and salt.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add green pepper, bay leaves, parsley, thyme, tomato sauce, shrimp, crab, oysters with liquor, and hot water.
  6. Mix well and cook slowly for 1 hour. Gumbo will be thick and dark.
  7. Serve in bowl with cooked rice.