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SHRIMP and SAUSAGE GUMBO

ROUX: Whisk equal parts vegetable oil and flour into a iron skillet and whisk together to combine. Place on the middle shelf of the oven, uncovered, and bake for 1 1/2 hours at 350 degrees F. ,whisking 2 to 3 times throughout the cooking process.
STOCK: De-head, peel and devein the shrimp. Place the shrimp in a bowl and set in the refrigerator. Place the heads and shells in a 4-quart saucepan along with the 2 quarts of water, set over high heat and bring to a boil. Decrease the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour or until the liquid has reduced to 1-quart. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into a container, discarding the solids.
GUMBO: Once the roux is done, carefully remove it from the oven and set over medium-high heat. Gently add the onions, celery, green peppers and garlic and cook, moving constantly for 7 to 8 minutes or until the onions begin to turn translucent. Add the tomatoes, salt, black pepper, thyme, cayenne pepper, and bay leaves and stir to combine. Gradually add the shrimp broth while whisking continually. Decrease the heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the shrimp and browned sausage and stir to combine. Cover and allow to sit for 10 minutes prior to serving. Serve over rice.
RICE: Ingredients 2 cups long grain white rice 3 1/2 cups boiling water or stock 1/4 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons salt. Pour the boiling water or stock into a baking dish or casserole dish. Add the olive oil and the salt. Add the rice to the dish of hot liquid. Cover tightly with aluminum foil or a casserole lid. Bake the rice at 350 F for about 30 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork prior to serving. Garnish with fried okra and onion ring crunchies.
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Louisiana Seafood
Louisiana Seafood
Fri-Sun Farmers Mkt
Fri-Sun Farmers Mkt
Clean shrimp save shells
Clean shrimp save shells
Roux
Roux
Stir Roux
Stir Roux
Bake roux until dark brown
Bake roux until dark brown
Dark Brown Roux
Dark Brown Roux
shells, heads and tails
shells, heads and tails
Boil shells for stock
Boil shells for stock
Trinity +
Trinity +
Andouille
Andouille
Brown
Brown
Saute
Saute
Add Stock & Roux
Add Stock & Roux
Add Sausage
Add Sausage
Add shrimp
Add shrimp
Bake rice
Bake rice
Fluff Rice
Fluff Rice
Garnish fried okra
Garnish fried okra