Copycat Recipes




Commander's Seafood Gumbo
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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6 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup shortening
6 garlic cloves -- chopped
1/2 cup diced Onion
1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
2 pounds peeled raw shrimp
1 can tomato sauce - (8 oz)
3 quarts water
1 pound claw crabmeat
1/4 bunch chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon thyme
3 bay leaves
1 package frozen okra - (8 oz)
1/2 pint oysters with Juice
Salt -- to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste

Make a roux with the flour and shortening. Add garlic and cook until
golden brown. Add onion, bell pepper, and celery and cook until
transparent.

Add shrimp and tomato sauce, simmer 10 minutes, stir in water, and blend
well. Add all other ingredients except okra and oysters. Cook 1 hour,
add okra, and cook 20 minutes.

Add oysters and cook 10 minutes longer. Serve in a soup bowl over steamed
rice.

This recipe yields 1 gallon.




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