Bennett’s Short Gumbo

  • Yield : 8 servings
  • Servings : 8 servings
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 55m
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  • 2 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 gallon water
  • Tony Cachere's Seasoning


Step 1

First, make the roux. Put the oil and flour in a heavy pot. Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly until roux is color of dark peanut butter. This step can take 30 to 45 minutes.

Step 2

Add about a gallon of water. Stir until water and roux are mixed and water begins to boil. Let the Gumbo cook at a slow boil for about 30 to 45 minutes.

Step 3

Add shrimp and cook another 15 to 20 minutes. Put in a bowl with rice and enjoy. Especially good on a cold day!

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