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    Shrimp Gumbo

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    ellie_'s Note:

    Shrimp Gumbo is a fast microwave soup that is quick and easy to prepare. We love it with a loaf of sourdough french bread. I made a few changes to the original recipe from Barbara Kafka's Microwave Gourmet Heathstyle Cookbook.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine garlic, pepper, celery, scallions, chili powder, thyme, and oil into a 2-1/2 quart microwave-safe casserole dish.
    2. 2
      Cover with plastic wrap.
    3. 3
      Cook at 100% for 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      Prick plastic to release steam.
    5. 5
      Remove from oven and uncover.
    6. 6
      Mound vegetable in the center of the dish.
    7. 7
      Arrange shrimp and sausage around vegetables and place okra in the center, on top of the vegetables.
    8. 8
      Pour tomatoes over shrimp.
    9. 9
      Cover tightly with plastic wrap.
    10. 10
      Cook for 3 minutes.
    11. 11
      Prick plastic.
    12. 12
      Stir ingredients well.
    13. 13
      Continue cooking for 2 minutes.
    14. 14
      Prick plastic.
    15. 15
      Remove from oven.
    16. 16
      Uncover and add broth.
    17. 17
      Cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until hot.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 06, 2003

      55

      Ellie, I'm sorry to take so long in making this wonderful dish. We had it last week and it was absolutely wonderful. I had never tried to make a gumbo before and I will be making this often. Thanks for such a good recipe.

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    • on June 03, 2010

      35

      Did not turn out as well as expected. If I ever prepared this again, I would not add any oil at all. The sausage produced more than enough. Regarding spicing flavour, it was rather bland and had to improvise to kick it up to "tasteable". The garlic helped and tripled the thyme and chili powder and lots of pepper but no added salt because of the vegetable broth.

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    • on May 26, 2007

      55

      This was my first real experience with microwave cooking. It was fast and easy, and it turned out so tasty! I replaced the chili and thyme with Cajun seasoning and added a bit of Chipotle Tabasco. Great recipe! Will definitely make again. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp Gumbo

    Serving Size: 1 (236 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 307.0
     
    Calories from Fat 183
    59%
    Total Fat 20.4 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 6.8 g
    34%
    Cholesterol 129.5 mg
    43%
    Sodium 650.0 mg
    27%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 3.4 g
    13%
    Protein 21.4 g
    42%

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    vegetable broth

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