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            Black Eyed Pea Gumbo with Shrimps

            Rating: 4.0
            • 80
            This meal is mostly preferred for special occasions and tastes really delicious.
            Recipe by: Brigitte 1
            Created: May 21, 2018 10:38 AM

            Prep time

            15 m

            Cook time

            55 m

            Total time

            1 h 10 m




            0.75 lblarge shrimp, peeled and deveined
            3 linkssmoked Andouille sausage, cut into 4 pieces
            1 lbchicken thighs, cut up into pieces
            2 (15 oz) cansblack eyed peas
            0.5 yellow onion, diced
            1 red bell pepper, diced
            0.5 cupcelery, diced
            0.75 (6 oz) cantomato paste
            1 (14.5 oz) canfire roasted diced tomatoes
            2 lbchicken broth
            2 tbspCajun seasoning
            3 tbspWorcestershire sauce
            3 clovesgarlic
            1 tspthyme
            2 tspgarlic powder
            0.75 cupokra
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            1. Before starting all ingredients are prepared beforehand.
            2. The Dutch oven is operated at medium temperature and two tablespoon of EVOO is swirled to it.
            3. Yellow onion (diced), celery, red bell pepper and salt (according to taste) are added and it is cooked for something like 6-7 minutes with occasional stirring.
            4. By the time the cooking of above ingredients proceeds, it is made sure that the tails are pulled off from shrimp properly.
            5. Minced garlic is added before the addition of shrimp prepared in the previous step.
            6. Then the shrimp is added to the Dutch oven and it is then cooked for about two minutes. They are then flipped and cooked for about two more minutes. About 1/2 the Cajun seasoning, pepper, salt and a teaspoon full of powdered garlic is added to the shrimp.
            7. The shrimp is then taken out and drained on a plate.
            8. Chicken (already cut up) and sausage are added to the Dutch oven and stirred together. More salt is then added. This is cooked for about next 6-7 minutes until it begins to brown.
            9. The shrimp is then placed back into the pan and everything is mixed together.
            10. Tomato paste, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, pepper and salt are stirred in and this stirring is continued as long as the tomato paste is not mixed together properly.
            11. Chicken broth, thyme, fire roasted and diced tomatoes, Cajun seasoning, and black eyed peas are then added. Everything is then stirred together and brought to boil.
            12. It is simmered till the time you wish to savor it.

            Recipe Notes

            It is preferably served over cooked brown rice, cornbread and Tabasco sauce. This is probably a more than perfect meal for occasions like New Years Day.


            Presentation » Served Hot

            Nutrition Facts

            Amount per serving ( total)

            % Daily Value*
            Calories313 kcal
            Total Fat10.1 g
            Saturated Fat3.3 g
            Trans Fat0 g
            Cholesterol111 mg
            Sodium1099 mg
            Total Carbs27.8 g
            Dietary Fiber7.1 g
            Total Sugars8.3 g
            Protein27.4 g
            Vitamin A, RAE75 μg
            Vitamin B10.16 mg
            Vitamin B20.27 mg
            Vitamin B34.56 mg
            Vitamin B50.56 mg
            Vitamin B60.26 mg
            Vitamin B9128.4 μg
            Vitamin B120.14 μg
            Choline63.4 mg
            Vitamin C28 mg
            Vitamin D2 IU
            Vitamin E1.24 mg
            Vitamin K36.3 μg
            Calcium211 mg
            Iron4 mg
            Potassium890 mg
            Phosphorus225 mg
            Magnesium80 mg
            Zinc2.6 mg
            Selenium9.3 μg
            Copper0.42 mg
            Manganese0.71 mg

            * The Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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