Shrimp Gumbo

As alternatives or supplements to oysters, try these recipes for shrimp gumbo. From spicy to tame, these easy recipes for shrimp gumbo can be made on the stovetop or in the crockpot.

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Paula Deen's Gumbo

Smithfield

This gumbo has a delicious flavor and is an ideal comfort food.

Total: 2 hrs 25 mins

Shrimp-and-Crab Gumbo

Food & Wine

This gumbo from chef-owner Donald Link of Herbsaint in New Orleans owes its flavor to the roux, a mix of flour and oil that's cooked until it's coffee-colored.

Total: 4 hrs

Seafood Gumbo

Better Homes and Gardens

The full flavor of catfish is a good choice for this well-seasoned fish dinner recipe.

New Orleans "Best" Gumbo

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Soul food takes on a spicy accent in gumbo packed with flavor, spice and plenty of shrimp and oysters.

Total: 3 hrs 10 mins

Simple Seafood Gumbo

Better Homes and Gardens

Ready-to-go products like Cajun-style stewed tomatoes and cooked seafood make everything easy and foolproof in this 30-minute gumbo.

Total: 30 mins

Get Your Gumbo On!

If you've ever been to New Orleans and ordered up a steaming bowl of dark, rich gumbo, you know the magic of this special stew. The key to its velvety texture and deep color is a carefully made roux, cooked down low and slow. Stop too soon and you'll end up with a pallid, insipid soup--what you're looking for is for the mixture of fat and flour to turn the color of toasted peanut butter.

How to Make Gumbo

Southeastern Louisiana has as many different takes on how to make gumbo as it has gumbo pots. Any number of ingredients common to Cajun country -- shrimp, crab, oysters, chicken, pork, andouille sausage, peppers and okra -- find their way into this simmering stew seasoned to perfection and served over rice.

Shrimp Gumbo

Ladies' Home Journal

Shrimp and sausage team up in this Cajun-style stew. The best part? Dinner is ready in just 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins

Great Gumbo Recipes for a Great Mardi Gras

You can have great spicy gumbo without Mardi Gras, but you can't really have Mardi Gras -- at least not in Louisiana -- without gumbo. In fact, this traditional stew is such a part of Mardi Gras culture that in southern Louisiana, the holiday includes men who go door to door "begging" for gumbo ingredients, a ritual known as Courir de Mardi Gras (Mardi Gras Run). When they've got everything they need, they cook enough gumbo for the whole community. If you've ever had gumbo, it's easy to understand why people would be willing to beg for ingredients, orread more

Shrimp and Crab Gumbo

Diabetic Living

Browning the flour gives the gumbo its distinctive rich color and flavor.

Shrimp Gumbo

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 50 mins

Seafood Gumbo

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 40 mins

Seafood Minestrone

Better Homes and Gardens

This seafood version of the classic Italian soup uses shrimp, pasta, beans, and tomatoes. Serve this healthy 30-minute recipe when time is short.

Total: 30 mins

Mardi Gras Gumbo

The Food Channel

Hearty slow-simmered traditional gumbo served ladled over steamed white rice. Perfect for Mardi Gras season...or anytime you're hungry!

Dilled Crab and Mushroom Chowder: 30-Minute Meal

A hearty bowl of seafood chowder makes a soul-satisfying supper. Especially when it's rich with crab meat, potatoes, mushrooms, and fragrant with dill. It only takes 30 minutes to prepare and serve, so it also satisfies your desire to keep things simple.

How to Make Cajun Seafood Gumbo

Learn how to make cajun seafood gumbo, and you've got a hearty, spicy dinner that's perfect for a chilly night. There's no need to save it for Mardi Gras!

Cabbage: Fresh Talk

Take a trip to New Orleans with a bowl of crunchy, colorful Mardi Gras Slaw! Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is famously and raucously celebrated in New Orleans (as well as in Rio de Janeiro) every year, as people from all over the world gather to indulge in over-the-top food and drink before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season begins the following day, on Ash Wednesday. I'm all for a good party, but will be taking Fat Tuesday a little less literally next week by incorporating healthy Mardi Gras Slaw into my Cajun-inspired menu.

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