Seafood Gumbo Recipe

Seafood Gumbo
submitted by nitesh banodh at


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings10
Main Ingredient


 Oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped onions2 Medium
 Chopped celery1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Bell pepper1 , chopped
 Water1 Gallon
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm), minced
 Sweet basil1 Pinch
 Marjoram1 Pinch
 Bay leaves2
 Tabasco1 Dash
 Shrimp2 Pound
 Fresh parsley/Dried parsley2 Tablespoon
 Chopped green onion tops1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Bass/Catfish1⁄2 Pound, uncooked (Or Use More)
 Oysters1⁄2 Pint
 Crabmeat1 Can (10 oz)
 Salt To Taste
 Red pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 309 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.3%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 187 mg

Sodium 415 mg17.3%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 31 g62.9%

Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 52.2%

Calcium 10.9% Iron 24.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Make a roux with oil and flour.
Add onions, celery, bell pepper and cook until wilted.
Add water, garlic and seasonings.
Cook in heavy uncovered pot over medium heat for 2 hours.
Add shrimp, parsley, green onion tops and fish, deboned and cut into small pieces.
Cook for 10 minutes.
Add oysters and crabmeat and bring to a boil.
Serve over rice.
A dash of file is optional.
Serves 10 to 12.