Barb's Gumbo

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add oil to skillet, heat over medium heat add the flour, to make a roux.
  • (It is ready when it's color matches that of a penney).
  • This may take about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic, and black pepper.
  • Cook over medium heat about 3 minutes or till vegetables are crisp tender.
  • Gradually stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, salt, Worcestershire sauce, pepper sauce, corn, okra, Basil, thyme, cumin and bay leaf.
  • Bring to boiling point; reduce heat.
  • Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Add SHRIMP during the last 5 minutes.
  • Serve over Rice.
  • This can also be made with chicken, if using chicken.
  • Use chicken breast cut in chunks Add during the last 20 to 30 minute cooking time.
  • Smoked sausage is also good added with the chicken.
  • I have added a can of crabmeat to the shrimp version.
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