This was great!!! I hate to say I did anything different to a recipe - but I added a whole package of frozen okra and the juice of a lemon. Plus - I did not have any file' powder so was trying to do some kind of adjustment for that. (Couldn't find it anywhere). I was totally awesome the way I did it - I'm sure with the file' powder, it would have been even better. Thanks so much - Go Alton Brown!!
Fantastic. I was a little grossed out by the shrimp heads, but got over it when I tasted the gumbo. I did add some okra with the tomatoes, as my husband wanted some. This is definitely the way to make a roux, MUCH better than standing at the stove for 45 minutes! I will definitely make this again. Thanks, Vicki.
Very good recipe! You can't go wrong with Alton. Didn't change a thing. Thanks for posting. Made for Rail Riding Rowdies ZWT 5
If I could have given this more stars I would have. My boys and I loved this! The roux is soooo easy to do. I pland to use this method with all my gumbo recipes. Perfect seasoning, not overly hot. You could pump it up with some Tabasco if desired. We liked this heat. Perfect and will make again soon. Thank you Vickie.