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Serves : 8
Prep. Time : 0:45
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 lb. thick-sliced okra - preferably fresh
1 med. onion - chopped
3 ribs celery - chopped AND/OR 1 med. green bell pepper - seeded,
2 cloves garlic - minced
2 lrg. tomatoes - chopped OR 28 oz. can diced tomatoes - undrained
2 cups chicken broth
2 Tbls. Creole OR Cajun seasoning mix
1 lb. uncooked crawfish tail meat OR 1 lb. uncooked shrimp - peeled
1/2 lb. shredded crab meat
4 green onions - root ends trimmed, dark green ends trimmed, sliced
-In a large pot over medium heat,
cook oil and flour, stirring constantly, for 15 minutes, until mixture
is copper in color.
-Stir okra, onion, celery/peppers, and garlic into pot; cook, stirring
constantly, for 5 minutes.
-Stir tomatoes and broth into pot and bring to a boil.
-Stir seasoning and seafood into pot and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring
-Divide into serving bowls and top with green onions.