Crab and Shrimp Gumbo

Serves: 8 Source: Hy-Vee Test Kitchen
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 6 hours and 20 minutes


All you do:

  1. To make the dark roux, in a heavy 2-quart saucepan stir together flour and oil until smooth. Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Continue to cook and stir constantly about 5 to 10 minutes more or until a dark, reddish-brown roux forms. Cool completely.*
  2. In a 5-quart slow-cooker add water. Stir in prepared cooled dark roux. Add sausage, chicken, tomatoes, okra, onion, green pepper, celery, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours. Add shrimp and crab meat and continue to cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Serve over prepared rice, if desired.
  4. *Test Kitchen Tip: You can prepare the dark roux the day before. Store covered in refrigerator until ready to use.

Crab and Shrimp Gumbo

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories: 350
Fat: 22g
Sodium: 740mg
Carbohydrate: 12g
Protein: 25g
Cholesterol: 80mg
Saturated Fat: 6g
Dietary Fiber: 2g


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