Friday, September 1, 2017

"Frying Friday" OR "Grilling Friday's"...Simple Meals For Your Family...September 1, 2017 (Shrimp & Sausage)

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 'Thirsty Thursday' too)

"Frying FridaysOR  "Grilling Fridays

 

Today's Suggestion:

Easy Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo 


Gumbo Horizontal

More like YUMbo


Total Time:
Prep:
Level: Easy
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 oz. andouille sausage, sliced into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 tbsp. cajun seasoning (without salt)
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 15-oz. can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 32-oz. box chicken broth
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • cooked white rice, for serving

Directions

  1. In a large, deep skillet over medium-low heat, melt butter, then add oil and flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until dark caramel colored, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add onions, peppers, and celery, and stir until softened, about 5 minutes more. Stir in garlic and sausage, then season with Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir in bay leaf, diced tomatoes, and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour.
  3. In the last 10 minutes of cooking, add shrimp. Once shrimp is pink and cooked through, taste and adjust seasonings. Stir in green onions, reserving some for garnish.
  4. Serve spooned on top of white rice.

 

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