Seafood Gumbo

It’s time to bring out the big guns. This seafood gumbo is the definition of something we should have done earlier. Seafood is one of those things that even some people that are against meat will eat. So you know we’re going to keep making great recipes for it. The flavor of this gumbo is phenomenal and the recipe is super easy.
Prep: 10 min | Cook: 40 min | Serves 8 (1 cup) | Level: Easy
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2 tbs of peanut oil
4 garlic cloves, crushed
3 serrano peppers
3 tbs of flour
28 ounces of tomato purée
2 cups of water
3 celery stalks
½ cup of corn
½ tsp of salt
1 tsp of paprika
1 tsp of cayenne pepper
½ tsp of black pepper
½ tsp of garlic powder
2 bay leaves
1 lemon, juiced
1lb of shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ lb of octopus, chopped
½ pound of fish, chopped (I used haddock)


  1. Heat a large pot on medium high, once hot add the peanut oil. Then saute the garlic cloves and serrano peppers until the garlic begins to brown.
  2. Add the flour to the mixture and continue to saute for 4 minutes. It will look clumpy.
  3. Add the tomato puree, water, celery, corn, salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper, and garlic powder. Simmer, covered, for about 30 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Add the shrimp, octopus, and the fish to the pot and cook for 5 more minutes.
  5. Serve seafood gumbo over a bed of rice.
Calories Fat (G) Sodium (MG)
Total 1710 40.0 2980
Amount Per Serving 214 5.0 372
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