Shrimp and Crab Gumbo

Shrimp and Crab Gumbo

This excellent seafood gumbo recipe includes stewed tomatoes and oysters, along with crabmeat and shrimp and, of course, spices.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a large saucepan add the shrimp to the hot roux and cook for a few minutes. Set aside.
  3. Step 3

    In a large skillet, heat up the oil and cook the okra and onions until the onions are transparent and fragrant and the okra is just becoming tender.
  4. Step 4

    Add tomatoes and garlic to the okra and onion mixture. Cook a few more minutes, adding the water, salt, and pepper.
  5. Step 5

    Combine the shrimp and roux mixture with the okra mixture in the bigger pan. Simmer the stew for about 10 minutes. Add oysters, crabmeat, and crab claws and simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
  6. Step 6

     Add the parsley and green onions and simmer for another 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Once the stew is ready and thick, serve with a side of cooked rice and add garnish with additional parsley and green onions.
  8. Step 8