Seafood Gumbo

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Ingredients

2 quart chicken broth
8 oz turkey, 1 cup, chopped, smoked
2 bay leaf
2 tbsp dried red pepper flakes
2 tsp salt
3 cups okra, finely chopped
1 med green bell pepper, minced
2 whole onion, large, chopped fine
2 stalks celery, chopped fine
2 whole Garlic cloves, minced
16 oz canned whole tomatoes
1/3 cup roux, cajun roux
1 tablespoon Tabasco pepper sauce
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 lb fresh shrimp, deveined
6 oz crabmeat, canned
1 tablespoon file powder
10 cups long-grain white rice, cooked with salt

Preparation

Combine chicken broth, turkey, bay leaves, red pepper flakes, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a large pot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour (stirring every 20 minutes or so).

Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray, and heat over medium heat. Add okra, bell pepper, onion, celery, and garlic. Sauté about 10 minutes, until almost tender. Add tomatoes with their juice and cook 5 minutes longer.

Place sautéed vegetables and roux in hot chicken broth. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon of salt, Tabasco, and thyme. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour.

Stir in shrimp and crabmeat and cook 10 minutes. Add filé powder and cook 10 minutes more. Adjust seasonings to taste and serve over rice.

Yield

Makes 10 to 12 serving

Cook Time

Prep Time: 45 mins.
Cook Time: 140 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Makes 10 to 12 serving
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 424
Calories from Fat: 216

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g
36%
Carbohydrates 65g
21%
Dietary Fiber 12g
48%
Saturated Fat 20g
100%
Calories 424kcal
21%
Cholesterol 113mg
37%
Protein 39g
65%
Sodium 1960mg
81%
Calcium
2%
Iron
33%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
50%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.