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Shrimp Gumbo  Recipe

Shrimp Gumbo                            

2 lbs. shrimp, de-veined
1 large chicken, boiled, de-boned and diced
1 lb. smoked sausage, sliced
1 lg. bell pepper, diced
1 lg. onion, diced
1 lg. pkg. okra, cut up
1 lg. can tomatoes, cut up
1 lg. can tomato juice
1 tsp. Creole seasoning (or more to taste)
sugar to taste

Saute onion and bell pepper in small amount of oil. Set aside. In a large pot, fry a few pieces of bacon or salt pork. Remove. Add flour, and stir in the bacon grease till brown. Add water to make a gravy. Add tomato juice, a little sugar, Creole seasoning. Mix and simmer 10 minutes. Add diced chicken, sausage, okra, and tomatoes. Simmer 20-30 minutes. Add shrimp last and simmer 20 minutes more. Serve over rice. Serves a crowd.

Recipe by: Nolleen Buckmaster

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