Catfish Gumbo

Catfish Gumbo Ingredients 1 pound catfish fillets, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 cups water 2 cubes beef bouillon 2 (8 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 1 (10 ounce) package frozen okra 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Directions In a 3 quart pot, bring the 2 cups of water to a boil. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the boiling water. In a medium skillet, … Continue reading Catfish Gumbo

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo Prep 1 h Cook 2 h 40 m Ready In 3 h 40 m Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup bacon drippings 1 cup coarsely chopped celery 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large green bell pepper, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound andouille sausage, sliced 3 quarts water 6 cubes beef bouillon 1 tablespoon white sugar salt to taste 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco(R)), or to taste 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning blend (such as Tony Chachere’s(R)), or to taste 4 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1 … Continue reading Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage

Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage If you are not familiar with filé (fee-lay), it is a powder made from dried sassafras leaves. It is a powerful thickener, but must be added at the end of cooking or it will form slimy, ropey strands in the gumbo. Filé is available in many supermarkets (we found ours at Whole Foods), or online. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1/2 cup peanut oil, or other vegetable oil 1/2 cup flour 1 green pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 4 garlic cloves, … Continue reading Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage