- Cooking Time: 130
- Servings: 10
- Preparation Time: 25
- 1 stick butter
- 1 cup onions, chopped
- ½ cup celery, chopped
- ½ cup green pepper, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 cups okra, sliced
- 1 cup oil
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 4 medium crabs, cleaned
- 2 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined
- ½ lb fish fillets, cut in bite size pieces
- ½ pint oysters
- 1 can whole tomatoes
- Tony Chachere's Creole seasoning, to taste
- 3 quarts water
- ½ cup green onion tops and parsley, chopped
- In a large aluminum pot, (do not use a black iron pot).
- Sauté in butter, onions, celery, green peppers, garlic and okra for 10 minutes.
- Add the roux*, water and Worcestershire.
- Season to taste.
- Cook for 1 hour.
- Add the rest of the ingredients except green onions and parsley. Cook for another hour.
- Serve over rice.
- Sprinkle with finely chopped green onion tops and parsley.
Notes*ROUX [roo] - A mixture of flour and fat that, after being slowly cooked over low heat, is used to thicken mixtures such as soups and sauces.
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