Shrimp Gumbo from Scratch Recipe

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Shrimp Gumbo from Scratch
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  1. Stir together oil and flour in a cast iron skillet.
  2. Cook over medium low heat 30 to 40 minutes stirring constantly, until chocolate brown, adding thyme, oregano, parsley and salt halfway through.
  3. In a seperate skillet, melt butter and saute white onion,celery, bell pepper and garlic until tender.
  4. In a stockpot combine chicken broth, water, tomatoes, tomato paste, green onions, sauted vegetables and 1 Tbl Slap Ya Mama and heat to warm.
  5. Add cooked roux to stockpot and slow simmer 2 hours adding the shrimp and okra the last half hour.
  6. The last half hour is also the time to add more Slap Ya Mama and salt to taste.
  7. Serve over rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 651.89 Kcal (2729 kJ)
Calories from fat 432.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48.01g 74%
Cholesterol 86.11mg 29%
Sodium 2115.2mg 88%
Potassium 378.96mg 8%
Total Carbs 45.78g 15%
Sugars 2.74g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.53g 14%
Protein 11.29g 23%
Vitamin C 39.4mg 66%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 23%
Iron 12.4mg 69%
Calcium 135.5mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 134.39 Kcal (563 kJ)
Calories from fat 89.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.9g 74%
Cholesterol 17.75mg 29%
Sodium 436.04mg 88%
Potassium 78.12mg 8%
Total Carbs 9.44g 15%
Sugars 0.57g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.73g 14%
Protein 2.33g 23%
Vitamin C 8.1mg 66%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 23%
Iron 2.6mg 69%
Calcium 27.9mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.3
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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