Shrimp and Crab Gumbo


  • 6 tbs flour
  • 6 tbs cooking oil
  • 1 tbs celery leaves
  • 1 large bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 1 clove garlic (diced)
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 cups shrimp
  • 1 cup crab meat
  • 1 cup diced green onion tops
  • 1/4 cup parsley


Salt and pepper to taste

Make dark brown roux with flour and oil. Add bell pepper, onion, garlic and celery leaves with a little water, cover and cook till tender on very low heat. Add 2 quarts water and boil 5 minutes. Add shrimp and crab meat, boil 10 minutes. Add green onion tops and parsley. Simmer about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and serve over hot rice.

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