Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

How To Make Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

Ready in under 30 minutes, this shrimp and sausage gumbo is a comfort dish that brims with the flavors of bell peppers and celery cooked in flavorful broth.

Preparation: 6 minutes
Cooking: 19 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1red bell pepper
  • 1medium onion
  • 1celery rib
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½lbandouille sausage,or spicy kielbasa
  • 2tbspall purpose flour
  • 4cupschicken stock,or canned low-sodium broth
  • 2sprigsthyme
  • ¾lbmedium shrimp,shelled and deveined
  • 1scallion
  • 1tbspflat leaf parsley,finely chopped


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the vegetable oil until shimmering. Add the red bell pepper, chopped onion, celery, chopped garlic, and cayenne.

  2. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper and cook them over moderately high heat for about 2 minutes until they are softened.

  3. Add the sausage to the vegetables and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.

  4. Sprinkle the flour on top of the sausage and vegetables and stir until evenly coated.

  5. Add the chicken stock and thyme sprigs and simmer over moderate heat for 10 minutes.

  6. Add the shrimp and scallion to the saucepan, season lightly with salt, and simmer for about 2 minutes longer, stirring until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through.

  7. Discard the thyme sprigs.

  8. Stir the parsley into the gumbo and serve at once.


  • Calories: 435.31kcal
  • Fat: 27.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.05g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.42g
  • Fiber: 2.11g
  • Sugar: 6.48g
  • Protein: 25.93g
  • Cholesterol: 147.25mg
  • Sodium: 1353.31mg
  • Calcium: 92.11mg
  • Potassium: 634.37mg
  • Iron: 2.04mg
  • Vitamin A: 116.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 45.74mg
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