Monday, November 20, 2017

Tiana's 7-Step Gumbo

Make this delicious
sausage and shrimp gumbo
inspired by Disney's
The Princess and The Frog!


STEP 1 INGREDIENTS:

3/4 c. canola or vegetable oil
1 c. all-purpose flour
6 c. chicken stock

STEP 1 DIRECTIONS:

Pour oil into deep skillet. Add in flour and whisk for 20-30 minutes to form a roux. Roux is ready when it thickens and turns the color of peanut butter.

Whisk in chicken stock, one cup at a time. Remove from heat and set aside.


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THIS RECIPE MADE
STEP-BY-STEP
ON
THE DISNEY DINER


STEP 2 INGREDIENTS:

1 lb. Andouille sausage, cut up into slices
1 onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
3 celery stalks, chopped
Kosher salt
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

STEP 2 DIRECTIONS:

Brown sausage slices in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add in: onion, bell pepper, celery, salt, and garlic. Cook for 10-15 minutes until vegetables are tender and onions are almost translucent.

STEP 3 INGREDIENTS:

1 T. sugar
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
2 tsp. cajun seasoning
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
2 bay leaves

STEP 3 DIRECTIONS:

Add the above ingredients to the pot of sausage and vegetables and stir well to combine.

STEP 4 INGREDIENTS:

roux/chicken stock mixture (from STEP 1)
2 c. water
1 tsp. Tabasco sauce
2 tsp. ground Gumbo File

STEP 4 DIRECTIONS:

Pour roux/chicken stock mixture into pot with sausage, vegetables, and seasoning. Stir well. Add in: water, Tabasco, and Gumbo File. Stir until all the Gumbo File has dissolved.

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover pot with lid and let simmer on low for 1 hours, stirring occasionally and skimming any fat off the surface (if needed).

STEP 5 INGREDIENTS:

2 T. butter
10 oz. frozen okra, thawed
2 T. white vinegar

STEP 5 DIRECTIONS:

Melt butter in a separate pan over medium-high heat. Add in thawed okra and vinegar. Cook for 10-15 minutes until the okra is no longer slimy.

STEP 6 INGREDIENTS:

de-slimed okra
2 T. Worcestershire Sauce
1 lb. raw shrimp (with no tails), peeled and deveined

STEP 6 DIRECTIONS:

Remove the lid from the gumbo. Give it a stir and then add in the okra and Worcestershire Sauce. Now, add in the raw shrimp. Stir again.

Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Cover again and let simmer for an additional 45 minutes, stirring occasionally and skimming any fat or slime off the surface (as needed).

(FINAL!) STEP 7 INGREDIENTS:

1 tsp. ground Gumbo File
Tabasco Sauce, to taste
Kosher Salt, to taste

(FINAL!) STEP 7 DIRECTIONS:

Add one more teaspoon of Gumbo File to the pot and stir until completely dissolved. Add a few more splashes of Tabasco (optional) and another pinch of salt to the gumbo. Stir again.

Ladle into bowls and serve with white rice.

It's so good, it'll make you want to kiss a frog!





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