Soups & Stews

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cups chopped onions
  • 1¼ tablespoons fresh minced garlic
  • ​1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ​3/4 cup chopped celery
  • ​1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles such as Ro-tel
  • ​1/2 cup dark roux (jarred, or see recipe here)
  • ​4 cups seafood stock from a carton, or see recipe here
  • ​8 cups water or additional stock
  • ​2 bay leaves
  • ​1 cup sliced okra (optional; see note)
  • ​1 pound Louisiana lump crabmeat, picked over for shells
  • ​3 pounds Louisiana shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ​1 pound gumbo crabs, cracked (optional)
  • ​1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • ​salt and pepper to taste
  • hot cooked rice for serving
  • hot buttered French bread for serving

Mike Anderson's Seafood Gumbo

Mike Anderson's Seafood Gumbo 

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Broth

  • 1/2 lb Carrots, Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 lb Celery Ribs, Chopped
  • 1 Gallon Shrimp or Fish Stock
  • 1/2 lb Onions, Chopped
  • 2 Cups Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/2 Fennel
  • 1/8 ounce Saffron
  • 1/2 Green Peppers, Chopped
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • White Pepper to Taste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic, Chopped
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Shallots, Chopped

Bouillabaisse Seafood Ingredients

  • 1 lb Raw Shrimp, peeled, deveined,
  • 1/2 lb Fresh Fish, Trout, Pompano
  • 1 Cup Raw Oysters Etc., cut into 1 Inch Cubes
  • 1/2 lb lump crabmeat
  • 1/2 lb Raw Scallops
  • 1/2 lb Peeled Crawfish Tail Meat
  • 18 Fresh Mussels

Broussard’s Louisiana Bouillabaisse

 Broussard’s Louisiana Bouillabaisse

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Course: 
  • 6 ears of  corn, shucked (4 cups frozen may be substituted)
  • ​1 cup heavy cream
  • ​2 slices of bacon, minced
  • ​1 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • ​1 cup red bell pepper, minced
  • ​1/2 cup celery, minced
  • ​1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ​6 cups chicken broth
  • ​3 cups yellow or white potatoes, diced
  • ​3 cups tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • ​One 4 ounce can green chilis, drained and chopped
  • ​1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • ​salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ​Tabasco sauce

Fresh Corn Chowder With Green Chilis and Jack

Fresh Corn Chowder With Green Chilis and Jack 

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Course: 
  • 2 strips of bacon
  • ​1 large leek, washed, finely chopped
  • ​1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • ​1 medium rib celery, finely chopped
  • ​1½ lbs potatoes (about 3 to 4 medium), peeled, cubed
  • 3½ cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 lb medium shrimp, shelled, deveined, halfed
  • 1/2 lb thick fish fillets (use any meaty white fish e.g haddock)
  • 1/2 lb bay scallops
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh parsley for garnish

Potato Leek Seafood Chowder

Potato Leek Seafood Chowder 

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Course: 
  • 1/2 pound wild Louisiana shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ​4 large shallots, finely minced (1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce, plus more if needed
  • ​1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ​1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons jasmine rice
  • ​2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ​3 cups shelled fresh or frozen green peas
  • ​1 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh cilantro, leaves and tender stems
  • ​1 cup thinly sliced scallions,white and green parts
  • ​2 cups chopped tender pea greens or fresh spinach

Shrimp, Pea, and Rice Soup

Shrimp Pea Rice Soup 

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Course: 
  • 3½ cups water
  • ​2 dozen freshly shucked oysters, drained
  • ​1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • ​1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • ​1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • ​1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • ​1/2 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
  • ​1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ​1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • ​1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper

Arnaud's Oyster Soup

Arnaud's Oyster Soup 

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Course: 
  • 2 bacon slices
  • ​1 cup carrot, chopped
  • ​1 cup poblano chilies, seeded and chopped (red and green bell peppers may be substituted)
  • ​1 cup onion, chopped
  • ​2 tablespoons jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • ​1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • ​3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ​3 1/2 cups (about 2 14 ounce cans) chicken broth
  • ​4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
  • ​1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ​1/3 cup flour
  • ​2 1/2 cups low-fat milk
  • ​3/4 cups Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers, shredded
  • ​1/2 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ​2/3 cup green onions, sliced

Cheese Chowder With Bacon And Chili Pepper

Cheese Chowder With Bacon And Chili Pepper 

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  • ​2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into bite sized pieces
  • ​2 large onions, cut into 1" dice
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • ​1 tablespoon cooking oil or more as needed
  • ​4 large carrots, cleaned, cut into 1" pieces
  • 8 medium Irish potatoes, cut into wedges
  • Water, as needed
  • ​salt and pepper to taste

Traditional Irish Stew

irish stew 

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