Simple Guide to Make Yummy Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo.

You can have Seafood Gumbo using 27 easy ingredients and 4 easy steps. Here is how you cook apetizing meal.

Ingredients of Seafood Gumbo

  1. You need of Roux ingredients.
  2. It’s 3/4 cup of bacon drippings.
  3. You need 1 cup of flour.
  4. Prepare of Vegetable mix.
  5. Prepare 1 cup of chopped celery.
  6. Prepare 1 of large green bell pepper.
  7. Prepare 2 cloves of garlic.
  8. Prepare 1 pound of andouille sausage.
  9. It’s 1 of yellow onion.
  10. You need of Gumbo base.
  11. You need 3 quarts of water.
  12. You need 6 cubes of beef bouillon.
  13. It’s 1 tablespoon of sugar.
  14. Prepare to taste of Salt.
  15. It’s 2 tablespoons of hot pepper sauce (Louisiana hot sauce).
  16. You need 1/2 teaspoon of Cajon Seasoning.
  17. Prepare 4 of bay leaves.
  18. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme leaves.
  19. It’s 14.5 ounce of can stewed tomatoes.
  20. Prepare 6 ounce of can tomato sauce.
  21. You need 2 teaspoons of gumbo file powder.
  22. You need of Seafood mix.
  23. You need 2 tablespoons of distilled white vinegar.
  24. Prepare 1 pound of lump crabmeat.
  25. It’s 3 pounds of uncooked medium shrimp (peeled and deveined).
  26. You need 2 tablespoons of Worcester shire sauce.
  27. You need 2 teaspoons of gumbo file powder.

Seafood Gumbo step by step

  1. Make roux mix by whisking flour and bacon drippings constantly in sauce pan over medium-low heat until rich mahogany color. Remove from heat until it stops cooking. Usually 8-15 minutes..
  2. Place celery, onion, green bell pepper, and garlic in food processor on pulse until finely chopped. Mix vegetables and sausage into roux mix and place back over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender. Usually 10-15 minutes..
  3. Bring water and beef bouillon to boil in large pot (8 quarts or larger). Whisk the roux mix into boiling water once the cubes disolve. Reduce to simmer then mix in the rest of the base: sugar, salt, hot sauce, Cajon seasoning, bay leaves, thyme, stewed tomatoes and tomato sauce. Simmer for 1 hour and add the file gumbo powder at the 45 minute mark..
  4. Mix in shrimp, crab meat, Worsteshire and white vinegar into gumbo and simmer for another 45 minutes. Mix in file gumbo powder before serving..