Bubba Gump's Greenbow County Okra Gumbo

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook okra in 2 Tbsp butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until lightly browned.
  • Set aside.
  • Combine remaining butter and flour in a large dutch oven, cook over medium high, stirring constantly until roux is chocolate colored-around 20-25 min (I say have a beer while doing this) Stir in green onions, celery and garlic, cook stirring constantly until veg is tender.
  • Add okra, water and the next 6 ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce and simmer uncovered 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Peel and devein shrimp, add that and crab to okra mixture.
  • Simmer an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf.
  • Serve gumbo over rice.
  • Sprinkle with file if desired.
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