Crab-Okra Gumbo Recipe

This classic southern dish packs with flavor and traditional gumbo ingredients. Make sure you have enough okra and crabs to make a big pot of this dish. You’ll get authentic Southern flavors that are pungent, delicious and comforting to the senses.

How To Make Crab-Okra Gumbo

Seafood soup dish whose origins hail from the Southern American flavors. A taste of the ocean with a kick of spice that's worth every bite.

  • 1 lb okra (clean, trimmed, stemmed)
  • 2 lbs fresh crab meat (picked-over)
  • 16 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup oil
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 6 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 can tomatoes (crushed)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • tabasco sauce (few drops )
  • 1 piece ham (or veal stew or both)
  • 1 tbsp lard
  • green onion tops
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 leek
  • dash of salt (to taste)
  • dash of pepper (to taste)
  • 4 cups white rice (long-grained, cooked)
  1. Cut the okra in small pieces.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a stock pot and heat through for 25 minutes.

  3. Serve over cooked rice.

How To Make Crab-Okra Gumbo

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Seafood soup dish whose origins hail from the Southern American flavors. A taste of the ocean with a kick of spice that's worth every bite.

Preparation: 15 mins
Cooking: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 lb okra clean, trimmed, stemmed
  • 2 lbs fresh crab meat picked-over
  • 16 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup oil
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 can tomatoes crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • tabasco sauce few drops
  • 1 piece ham or veal stew or both
  • 1 tbsp lard
  • green onion tops
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 leek
  • dash of salt to taste
  • dash of pepper to taste
  • 4 cups white rice long-grained, cooked

Instructions

  1. Cut the okra in small pieces.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a stock pot and heat through for 25 minutes.

  3. Serve over cooked rice.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 150mg
  • Calories: 2167kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 72g
  • Cholesterol: 456mg
  • Fat: 127g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 8mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 2622mg
  • Protein: 172g
  • Saturated Fat: 42g
  • Sodium: 9011mg
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 422IU
  • Vitamin C: 17mg
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