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 Shrimp Gumbo Recipes 

The history of the Shrimp Gumbo Recipes goes back to the Native  Americans and the African slaves. It's Creole and comes from the African word for "okra", which is a vegetable.


Our favourite Shrimp Gumbo Recipes:

Shrimp Gumbo with Tomatoes   

Shrimp Gumbo with Tomatoes  

This recipes are served in one pan. It is a possibility for a meal if you expect eight, ten or more people because it is easy to take more of all ingredients. Easy enough is also to serve it with rice or noodles.

So, try this recipes and have a nice dinner with your friends.

Serving: 6 8

Preparation time: 30 min 

Recipe Ingredients

3 tbs olive oil
3 tbs flour
2 tbs peanut oil
1 hackled onion
3 celery stalks, cut into pieces
2 hackled garlic gloves
2 cups hackled okra (frozen is also fine)
2 tsp thyme
tsp cayenne pepper
2 bay leaves
2 cups fish stock or 2 cups vegetable stock + 2 cups clam juice
2 cups peeled tomatoes with their juice
2 pounds peeled and deveined medium shrimp
Tabasco sauce to taste (about 4 dashes)
Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Heat a little pan with the oil over medium heat and add the flour
  2. Reduce the heat mix both until it is deep brown (for about 10 min)
  3. The roux is now ready and you can set it aside
  4. Take a large pan and heat it with the peanut oil and add the celery and the onion (about 4 min)
  5. Add cayenne pepper, okra, bay leaves, thyme and stock and boil it for 2 min
  6. Add the roux and cook until the stock becomes thick (1 min) , simmer now for about 7 min
  7. Add the shrimp and heat them in the stock for about 6 min
  8. Taste with Tabasco sauce, salt and pepper and take out the bay leaves

Enjoy this very traditional Shrimp Gumbo Recipe!!     

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