African-creole Turkey Gumbo

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen cut okra, thawed (12 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 ounces cooked andouille or smoked sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1 cup chopped cooked turkey or chicken
  • 4 ounces cooked crabmeat, cut into bite-sized pieces (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon file powder (gumbo file)
  • 5 cups cooked rice

Description

This Thick Dish Of Shrimp, Sausage, And Chicken Begins With A Dark Roux (ROO), Flour And Fat Cooked Slowly Over Low Heat To The Color (light To Dark) Specified In The Recipe. Spicy And Served Over Rice, Gumbo Is A Mainstay To Serve On Holidays.

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