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Judi’s Delectable Cajun Shrimp Gumbo

January 30, 2010 Recipe Roundup No Comments

Shrimp GumboThis recipe was given to me by a friend, which was passed down from her family, and each member adding their own twist and enhancement.  Enjoy!

  • 1 jar (16 oz) Kary’s Roux
  • 3 medium onions – chopped fine
  • 1 bunch green onions – chopped fine
  • 1/4 – 3/4 cup bell pepper – chopped fine
  • 2 cans Swanson’s Chicken Broth
  • 2 cans Trappey’s Okra & Tomato gumbo
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp red pepper
  • 3 – 4 pinches chopped parsley
  • 1/2 – 3/4 lb. Pork Tasso – chopped in small chunks
  • 2  1/2 lb. shrimp – deveined
  • 2 lbs. Louisiana crawfish – washed
  1. Boil 6 qts. water.  Empty entire jar of Roux, stir till dissolved.
  2. Add all ingredients EXCEPT shrimp and crawfish.
  3. Cook for at least 6 hours.  Skim foam off during cooking.
  4. When stock is boiling, add seafood (shrimp and crawfish) and cook till done.
  5. Simmer until ready to serve.
  6. Serve over rice.

Note from our test kitchen: You can use organic and/or low sodium chicken broth if you are watching your salt intake.

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