Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo

Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo This classic Cajun dish with sliced smoked sausage, shrimp, bell peppers and okra in a rich broth is ladled into bowls over rice.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 45 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 5 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • Cut sausage into 1/2-inch slices; set aside.

  • Combine flour and oil in a 4 quart heavy saucepan; mixing until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir 6-8 minutes or until roux is a dark reddish brown.

  • Stir in onion, bell peppers, celery, okra and garlic; cook and stir 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in Cajun seasoning.

  • Stir in chicken broth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat to low; stir in sausage, pepper sauce, black pepper and salt to taste. Simmer, covered 15 minutes. Remove cover.

  • Bring to a boil; add shrimp and cook 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.

  • Ladle gumbo into bowls with rice.

Per Serving: 486 calories; protein 18.3g; carbohydrates 36.2g; fat 28.8g; cholesterol 98.9mg; sodium 847.8mg.