Shrimp Gumbo

Shrimp Gumbo

Ingredients

1 cup onion (finely chopped)

3 garlic cloves (minced)

1 tsp canola oil

250g spiced sausage (sliced)

1 ½ cups green pepper (chopped)

1 can diced tomatoes (undrained)

1 cup chicken broth

1 bay leaf

1 tsp Italian seasoning

½ tsp salt

½ tsp chili powder

¼ tsp pepper

1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce

350g uncooked medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)

½ cup uncooked instant rice

Lemon slices, optional

Instructions

In a large saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in oil for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in sausage; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until sausage begins to brown. Add green pepper; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in the tomatoes, broth, seasonings and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil.

Cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in shrimp. Cook 3-4 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in rice. Remove from the heat.

Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Discard bay leaf. Serve with lemon slices if desired.

Serves: 4

Cooks in: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Pairs well with Survivor Sauvignon Blanc.

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