Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine first 8 ingredients in small bowl for seasoning mixture.
  • Heat 4 Tablespoons oil in 4-quart saucepan over high heat 1 minute.
  • Add 2 cups okra and saute until brown, about 6 minutes.
  • Stir onion, green pepper and celery into okra and cook 1 minute.
  • Add butter and cook 1 minute.
  • Mix in garlic and saute 1 minute.
  • Stir in seasoning mixture and continue cooking over high heat 3 minutes to blend flavors, scraping bottom of pan frequently.
  • Add flour and remaining 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Continue cooking until flour is brown,scraping bottom of pan frequently, about 2 minutes.
  • Mix in 1 1/2 cups stock, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan.
  • Stir in remaining stock; boil 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in remaining 1 cup okra and continue simmering for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • (Can be prepared up to 2 days ahead at this point. Cover and refrigerate.Slowly bring to a simmer before proceeding.).
  • Add green onion to soup and simmer 3 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp and simmer until shrimp just turn pink, about 1 minute.
  • Salt to taste and serve.
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