Alabama Gumbo

Ingredients

  • 1 large Vidalia or any sweet onion(diced)
  • 1 bunch spring onions with tops(chopped)
  • 1 small red bell pepper(diced)
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper(diced)
  • 1 small green bell pepper(diced)
  • 2- 3 stalks celery (diced)
  • 1 raw shrimp(I like to leave them in their shells w/ heads on for more flavour..but most others peel and devein theirs)
  • 1 Andouille..Chicken, Polish or Maple Smoked sausage will work but andouille is traditional Cajun
  • 1/2 picked crab
  • 2 tomatoes(chopped.. you may use canned)
  • 1 okra..leave whole 3 large cloves garlic(smashed)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. liquid smoke
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp or small twig thyme
  • 1 tsp. crushed red chillies
  • 1 tsp. celery seed
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Dash worcestershire
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2  butter 
  • 1/2 cup flour for roux

Description

This Dish Is Very Popular And A Regular On Many Menus Here In The Southern US ;It Can Be Served As A Starter Or As A Main Course. I Made This Last Friday Afternoon.…

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