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SEAFOOD GUMBO

7 tbsp. vegetable oil or bacon grease
7 tbsp. all-purpose flour

Heat oil in small heavy saucepan. Stir in flour, cook over medium heat until roux is dark brown. Do not undercook. Set aside.

GUMBO BASE:

4 tbsp. butter
4 stalks celery, chopped
1 lg. onions, chopped
1 lg pepper, chopped
3 cups chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup tomato juice
2 cloves minced garlic
1 lb. frozen okra
3 c. strong chicken broth
1 tsp. red pepper
4 tsp. salt
1 bay leaf
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. black pepper

Melt butter. Saute celery, onions, and pepper until soft. Add tomatoes and okra. Cook 30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Stir in roux.

Cover, simmer 30 minutes. (May be done ahead at this point and refrigerated.)

SEAFOOD:

2 lb. fresh deveined shrimp
1 lb. fresh tuna, chunked

May add 2 cups cooked chicken in bite-size pieces with seafood. Serve over white rice.
 

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