Crab Gumbo by plate_and_pen | Quick & Easy Recipe | The Feedfeed
Crab Gumbo
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"Cajun seafood gumbo with crab legs and lump crab meat"
-- @plate_and_pen

Details

Prep time 30mins
Cook time 1hr 30mins
Serves or Makes: 8 bowls

Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion
  • 1 cups diced celery
  • 1 cups diced green bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/ 2 cups dark roux
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 4 cluster, divided crab legs
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (1-pound) lump crab meat
  • 1 cups chopped green onions
  • 4 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat oil in large cast iron dutch oven.

  • Step 2

    Add onions, celery and bell pepper for 10 min until browned.

  • Step 3

    Add garlic, stir in the stock, roux and bay leaves.

  • Step 4

    Submerge crab legs. Bring to low boil. Cover, and reduce to simmer for hour.

  • Step 5

    Skim off excess fat every 15 min, cooking for 30 min. Uncover and add seasoning.

  • Step 6

    Cook for 30 more min, then add in lump crab meat when serving your bowl!

  • Step 7

    Cajun holy rules: gumbo with crab legs first, then lump crab meat, rice, green onion and parsley. NO tomatoes!