Southern Gumbo

Recipe by TxGriffLover
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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine oil and flour in a large Dutch oven; cook over medium heat until roux is the color of a copper penny.
  • Stir in celery, onion, green pepper and garlic; add parsley. Cook 45 minutes to 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  • Fry okra in 2 T hot shortening until browned. Add to gumbo and stir well over low heat for a few minutes.
  • At this stage, the mixture may be cooled, packaged and frozen or refrigerated for later use.
  • Add next 12 ingredients; simmer 2 1/2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • About 30 minutes before serving, add chicken, crabmeat and shrimp, simmer 30 minutes. Add oysters during.
  • last 10 minutes of simmering period. Stir in molasses.
  • Serve over hot rice.
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