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tewino
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My Seafood Gumbo (pics)


First made a fish stock with bones/head. Usually I make shrimp stock with the shells, but I bought already peeled shrimp to make it easier.


Then cut up veggies. Green onion, bell pepper and parsley fresh from my garden.




Then the roux, but no pics cuz I gotta stir constantly (plus drinking too much). Usually I make a very dark roux but the last two times I had problems incorporating the stock with the roux (separated)so I went lighter this time and it worked out OK.

Put veggies into the lava roux and sweated about 8 min, then ladled the stock into the roux/veggie mix while stirring about a cup at a time until blended. Get to simmer and adjust seasonings and let roll 1.5 hrs. I also added the oyster liquor from a 1/2 gallon tub.





Controversial: I usually add a large can of whole tomatoes and smash them with my spoon. All I had was a can of 'crushed tomatoes' which is really just thick tomato sauce so not what I really wanted, but I used it anyway.

Added shrimp, 1/2 gal oysters and 1 lb. crab meat 20 min before serving. Over rice.

Never okra. I hate slime.








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Jones
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looks good. save some for me im coming over





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DaBeerz
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Tomatoes





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pochejp
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quote:

Never okra. I hate slime.


Okra don't slime if you cook it first in a seperate pan. Then add. To each his own. I eat it both ways.

Gumbo looks good man.






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CITWTT
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GG will be all over your arse tout suite over the tomatoes. Good luck, you will need it.





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Dingeaux
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looks good. a little heavy on the parsley for my taste. I probably wouldn't mind the tomatoes.

i have never tackled a seafood gumbo. what kind of fish did you use?






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tewino
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what kind of fish did you use?


I bought catfish bones/heads from Tony's. 2 lbs at .30/lb. So about .70 cents total.

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GG will be all over your arse tout suite over the tomatoes. Good luck, you will need it.


I know I know. But the whole tomatoes really I guess are more of a family tradition and I like the occasional small bit of tomato in the spoon. I'm not a big fan of tomato sauce though, but oh well, WTF.






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indytiger
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Props, looks freakin amazing





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Burt Reynolds
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Tomatoes

never






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yellowtiger
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even on a hot day it looks great





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looks good. save some for me im coming over






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CITWTT
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Damn, that is a nice bow.





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aaronb023
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nice tits on the left






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tewino
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nice tits on the left


Yea they are spectacular!!!!



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Cosmo
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tomatoes? WTF





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tracytiger
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Looks more like a shrimp creole dish than gumbo. Gumbo is brown, not red.






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ragincajun03
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Obviously not what some prefer. You have more of the New Orleans creole style gumbo going on there.

I definitely would not turn down an offered bowl, but I prefer the more Acadiana style, dark brown gumbos.






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Lester Earl
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id eat it.





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