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Seafood Gumbo with Rice

Categories: Casseroles, Entertaining, Low-fat, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

This version of seafood gumbo makes a great meal that your whole family is sure to love.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 2 15-Ounce cans stewed tomatoes
  • 16-Ounce package frozen sliced okra 1 pound cooked shrimp or imitation seafood
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (instant is fine)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Few drops hot sauce, optional
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cooked white rice

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  1. In a large saucepan, combine the tomatoes, okra, seafood, broth, garlic, thyme, paprika, and hot sauce.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for a few minutes until the okra is heated through.
  3. Combine the flour and water in a jar and shake well.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the saucepan and continue to cook for a minute until the mixture thickens.
  5. While the gumbo is simmering, reheat the rice in the microwave.
  6. Serve the gumbo over rice.

excerpted from:

From The Weeknight Survival Cookbook: How to Make Healthy Meals in 10 Minutes by Dena Irwin, R.D. Copyright 1998 by Dena Irwin. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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