Big Daddy's Seafood Gumbo

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“Mmm. Gumbo”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make a roux by melting the butter in a small sauce pan over low heat and gradually sprinkling in the flour and immediately start stirring constantly until it reaches a nice golden brown color. This may take 10- 20 minutes. Remove from heat and continue stirring until cool. If black specks appear it is burned and you will have to start over.
  2. Add onions, celery and peppers and roux to a large pot over medium heat and saute until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Add in water, rice, tomatoes, okras, seasonings, Worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add fish, raw shrimp and crawfish.
  6. Add more seasonings if needed.
  7. Continue cooking for an additional 10 - 20 minutes.
  8. Add the mussels and simmer an additional 5 minutes, once the mussels open, they are ready.
  9. The longer this cooks the better it tastes.

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