*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            CREOLE SEAFOOD GUMBO
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Stews                            Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Butter -- or margarine
    2       tb           Flour
    2       c            Liquid -- (water/seafood
                         -liquor)
    2       c            Okra, cut
    2       c            Tomato -- peeled & cubed
    1       lg           Onion -- chopped
    1       sm           Bell pepper, green -- chopped
    1       t            Tabasco sauce
      1/8   ts           Thyme
    1                    Bay leave
    2       c            Shrimp, crabmeat, oyster
                         -combo
    3       c            Rice -- hot cooked
 
   Make a dark roux of the butter and flour over low
   heat, stirring constantly. Add liquid, okra, tomatoes,
   onion, pepper, Tabasco, thyme and bay leaf; bring to a
   boil, then cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring
   frequently.  Add seafood and cook, covered, 10 to 15
   minutes longer. Remove bay leaf and serve in soup
   bowls with mound of hot rice in center.
  
 
 
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