Seafood Gumbo

Slow-Cooker Seafood Gumbo
Susie Cushner
Abundant shrimp, crab, okra, and bacon make this soup a wholesome meal-in-a-bowl.

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Serves 6
preparation
25
minutes
cooking
90
minutes

Ingredients

1/2
pound
sliced bacon, diced
2
stalks celery, sliced (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium onion, sliced (1 cup)
1
green pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
garlic cloves, minced
2
cups
chicken broth
1
14-ounce can diced tomatoes
2
tablespoons
Worcestershire sauce
2
teaspoons
kosher salt
1
teaspoon
dried thyme leaves
1
pound
large raw shrimp, cleaned
1
pound
fresh or frozen crabmeat
1
10-ounce box frozen okra, thawed and sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon over medium heat in a heavy saucepan until crisp, stirring frequently. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.
  2. Discard all but 2 tablespoons of the fat, then add the vegetables (except the okra), 4 cups of broth, Worcestershire, salt, and thyme. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the okra and cook 10 minutes longer.
  4. Stir in the shellfish and cook 5 minutes more, or until the shrimp curl and turn pink.

 

 

Jane Kirby
February 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 273
  • Calcium 222 mg
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Cholesterol 204 mg
  • Fat 8 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Protein 38 mg
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Sodium 1757 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.