Shrimp and Catfish Gumbo

Shrimp and Catfish Gumbo


"This spicy and flavorful gumbo is best served over rice. It's a nice change from gumbos cooked with a roux."


1 h 30 m servings 269 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 269 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 1030 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Warm oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic. Cook until soft, about 10 minutes.
  2. Dissolve bouillon cubes in hot water. Pour into skillet. Stir tomatoes, okra, and shrimp into skillet. Season with salt, cayenne pepper, thyme, bay leaves, and crab boil. Bring to a boil; cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
  3. Place fish in skillet, return to boil; cover, and simmer 15 minutes more. Remove bay leaves, and serve.
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  1. 30 Ratings


That's my kinda gumbo

I live in Alaska so I substituted halibut for the catfish. My family LOVED it!

We have a load of striper that we caught on Lake Texoma and needed different recipes. This was yummy! I didn't have any shrimp but it turned out delightful! Thanks! We will make this again only ...

this was ok, i had to substitue tilapia for the catfish but the fish wasn't the problem...the soup itself was just lacking time i'll try adding some shrimp bouillon along with th...

Fabulous, if you don't overcook the shrimp. Add shrimp right at the end! First try, followed the recipe (although we use soup base instead of bouillon) and loved it! Second time, substituted ch...

Delicious and simple to make. My husband not too crazy about okra so next time I will substitute with something else....

LOVE LOVE LOVE this :) I have also used the liquid crab boil when making this and it creates the same flavor. :)

Good recipe. Allows for a lot of experimenting. I think next time I use it I'll not use fish but thats a personal preference. Rather soupy if you are looking for a thick gumbo. I thought it w...

it was delicious, the whole family enjoyed it... will definitely cook it again!