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Recipe of the week |  Seafood gumbo

Recipe of the week | Seafood gumbo

Just before the weekend, all readers who cook themselves are asking that eternal question: What are we going to eat? To inspire you, Journalism He suggests a recipe that will make your mouth water.

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients for seafood gumbo

  • 700 grams of fresh large peeled shrimp
  • 700 grams of crab meat
  • 1 liter of chicken broth
  • 500g chorizo, cut into slices
  • 1 cup vegetable oil (plus 2 tablespoons for cooking sausages)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chopped yellow onions
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons. A tablespoon of crushed garlic
  • 1 package of frozen okra slices (about 300 grams)
  • 1 bottle of amber beer (355 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons. Cajun seasoning (see below)
  • 3 tablespoons. A tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 c. A teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • Cooked white rice for serving

Preparing okra for seafood

  1. In a cast iron casserole dish, cook sausage until done. Removal and reservation.
  2. Add the rest of the oil to the pot and heat it over high heat.
  3. Add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon, making sure that the flour does not stick to the pan and burn.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring frequently, until the roux turns a dark caramel color. This will take about 30 minutes.
  5. Add Cajun seasoning, green pepper, onion, and celery and cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  6. Add the garlic and cook for one minute.
  7. Add beer and stir well.
  8. Add the chicken broth, and mix well.
  9. Add Worcestershire sauce, thyme, and bay leaves to the reserved sausage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  10. Sweat the okra by lightly frying it for 5 to 8 minutes in a pan. For reservations.
  11. Add the green onions and shrimp to the casserole dish. When the shrimp turn pink, remove the pot from the heat and add the crab meat and okra, stirring.
  12. Served with white rice. Add the rice to the okra when serving.
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Cajun seasoning

Cajun seasoning ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons. A tablespoon of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon. A tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons. A tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons. A tablespoon of salt (or to taste)
  • 1 c. cayenne pepper
  • 1 c. A tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 c. A tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 1 c. A tablespoon of dried thyme
  • 1 c. A tablespoon of freshly ground black pepper

Preparing Cajun seasoning

  1. Mix all ingredients.

Published on on February 12, 2021.