Seafood Gumbo

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 273 calories
    • Fat 8 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 204 mg
    • Sodium 1757 mg
    • Protein 38 mg
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 222 mg
  • February 2004

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2pound sliced bacon, diced
  2. Check 2 stalks celery, sliced (1 1/2 cups)
  3. Check 1 medium onion, sliced (1 cup)
  4. Check 1 green pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  5. Check 2 garlic cloves, minced
  6. Check 2cups chicken broth
  7. Check 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
  8. Check 2tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  9. Check 2teaspoons kosher salt
  10. Check 1teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  11. Check 1pound large raw shrimp, cleaned
  12. Check 1pound fresh or frozen crabmeat
  13. Check 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.