Light Gumbo Recipe

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook and stir flour for 6-7 minutes or until light brown in color. Immediately transfer to a small bowl; whisk in broth until …

Rating: 5/5(3)
Category: Dinner
Cuisine: North America, Cajun
Total Time: 50 mins
1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook and stir flour for 6-7 minutes or until light brown in color.
2. Immediately transfer to a small bowl; whisk in broth until smooth., In the same skillet, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in oil until tender.
3. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir flour mixture; add to the pan.
4. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened., Add the sausage, okra, bay leaves, Creole seasoning, salt and pepper.

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New Orleans Gumbo. Credit: Cooking Light. View Recipe: New Orleans Gumbo. The key to an outstanding gumbo is a deep, dark roux. To get it just right, use a flat-bottomed wooden spoon to get into all the corners of the pot, and be attentive. Cook, stirring continuously, especially during the last 15 minutes. Reduce the heat as needed if you’re

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Both a flavor agent and thickener, a perfect roux imparts a nutty taste and a silken texture to gumbo. Be patient, and stir frequently. Slowly whisk the flour into …

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Light Seafood Gumbo Recipe. This delicious, low calorie Seafood Gumbo is an African influence to Louisiana cuisine, and is incredibly filling, for just 4 Points per serving. Serve this hearty dish as any low calorie …

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Ladle gumbo over rice. Chef's Notes Executive Editor at Cooking Light, Ann Pittman, explores whole grain's all-around awesomeness in her new book, Everyday Whole Grains: 175 Recipes from Amaranth to Wild Rice .

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Directions. In a large pot, heat the oil. Fry the okra, stirring constantly, for 10 to 12 minutes or until most of the slime disappears. Season with Essence. Add the tomatoes, onions, and celery

Author: Emeril Lagasse
Steps: 3
Difficulty: 2 hr 10 min

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Heat a heavy cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until the flour turns a deep golden color, 7 to 10 minutes.

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Ninety-plus teams compete for the title of best gumbo in the world. Here is the winning seafood gumbo recipe from 2013. Recipe courtesy of Iberia Travel. Ingredients: 5 quarts water; 1 quart shrimp stock; 1 teaspoon of crab boil mix; 1 ½ cups light oil-based roux (available prepared at grocery stores) 1 large can of tomatoes (mashed with juice)

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Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium heat until hot. Add onion and next 4 ingredients; saute until tender. Add thyme and next 3 ingredients.

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Saute okra, onion and celery in cooking oil. Add meat, 3 cups water and simmer 90 minutes. Add garlic and thyme, salt and pepper to taste. Add potatoes and carrots the last 15 …

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Top each bowl with a few leaves of parsley for a fresh finishing touch. Be sure to serve with thick slices of crunchy French bread to help sop up the last few drops of broth. This soup feeds eight, making it the perfect day-after-Thanksgiving meal to serve lingering house guests. Advertisement.

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Instructions Checklist. Step 1. Place chicken in a large pot; add enough water to cover. Cover pot and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until meat falls off the bone, about 90 minutes. Remove chicken, let cool, and shred meat; skim broth and reserve.

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3. Stir in okra, onion, poblano chile, celery, and garlic. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 3 minutes. Stir in wine; cook 2 minutes. Add stock, water, red pepper, salt, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Add chicken and shrimp; cook 3 minutes. Stir in vinegar, black pepper, and cooked rice; cook 1 minute.

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Reduce heat to medium-low. Add remaining 5 tablespoons oil to pan. Stir in flour; cook 25 minutes, stirring frequently with a whisk until the color of melted semisweet chocolate.

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Common flavorings for gumbo include cayenne pepper and black pepper, dry mustard, paprika, sage, cumin, bay leaves, thyme, and parsley. You can also find pre-mixed Cajun seasoning blends at most grocery stores. Cajun Spice Mix. Credit: TTV78. Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar. Creole Seasoning Blend.

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  • Start with equal parts of flour and fat. If you’re making a white or blond roux, butter is the ideal fat to use. ...
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  • To create the roux, whisk the olive oil and flour over medium-high heat.
  • Continue mixing with a wooden spoon (making sure to scrape the sides of the pan) for about 20 minutes, or until the the roux begins to turn a dark caramel ...
  • Add the vegetables (except for the kale), then sauté until the peppers and onion begin to soften.

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  • To get started with this dish you will want to get two post of water boiling and cook your chicken breasts in one and your sausage in the other. ...
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