HOME      CONTACT      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN      COOKBOOK PROFILES      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS      I LOVE DESSERTS      SHOPPING      SEARCH


 

Holiday Feature

 

Seafood Gumbo

Serves 8 to 10
Cooking time: 25 minutes

 

I learned to love okra by eating it in my mother's gumbos. Gumbo comes from the Bantu name for okra—guingombo, tchingombo, or kingombo. My friends who live in Louisiana and around the Gulf add shrimp, oysters, and crabmeat which were plentiful in their areas. The secret to good gumbo is to prepare it in advance and let all the seasonings soak overnight.

 

1/2 pound kielbasa or Cajun sausage, cut into 1-inch rounds
1/2 cup of olive oil
2 cups diced onions
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup grated celery
6 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups drained whole tomatoes
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 bay leaves
1-1/2 pounds large shrimp, cleaned and deveined
1 pound sea scallops
1 pound cooked lobster meat
1/2 pound crabmeat
2 tablespoons fresh parsley
5 cups chicken broth
1 pound okra, cut into rounds
Cooked rice for eight people

 

1. Combine all the ingredients except the okra in a large heavy cooking pot and bring to a boil.

2. Lower the heat, add the okra, and simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Remove from the heat and cool.

4. Refrigerate the gumbo overnight.

5. The next day reheat, but don't boil, the mixture.

6. Remove the bay leaves and serve over rice.

 

The Complete Kwanzaa:
Celebrating Our Cultural Harvest

by Dorothy Winbush Riley
Designed by Gloria Adelson/Lulu Graphics
$23.00 (hardback)
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 0-06-01725-0
Recipe reprinted by permission.

 

Global Holiday Pageant

Introduction to Kwanzaa

Recipes

 

This page created December 1998; modified November 2006


The Global Gourmet
The Global Gourmet®
Main Page

 

Easter
Spring Recipes for
Easter & Passover

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches


Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids
new green basics New Green Basics

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

Recent Cookbooks

Cooking Italian
175 Home Recipes
4-Hour Chef
Bakery Cookbook
Barefoot Contessa
Bouchon Bakery
Burma: Rivers of Flavor
Cake Mix Doctor
Comfort Food
Craft of Coffee
Crazy Sexy Kitchen
Daily Cookie
Fifty Shades Chicken
French Slow Cooker
Frontera - Rick Bayless
Gluten-Free Quick & Easy
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Kitchen Science
Lidia's Favorite Recipes
Make-Ahead and Freeze
Modern Milkshakes
Modernist Cuisine
Mystic Cookbook
Paleo Slow Cooking
Picky Palate
Pop Bakery
Practical Paleo
Quick Family Cookbook
Saltie
Sensational Cookies
Smitten Kitchen
Southern Living Recipes
Sweet Life in Paris
Trader Joe's Vegetarian
True Food
Whole Larder

More Cookbooks

 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
.

Copyright © 1994-2013,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 


cat toysCatnip Toys
 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
,