The smell of New Orleans’ cuisine will fill your house as you snuggle up to a bowl full of this Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo, the perfect Mardi Gras recipe.
Gumbo typically starts off with a dark roux, has the “holy trinity” of bell pepper, onion, and celery, and then a protein or two such as chicken, shrimp, or sausage.
What is Gumbo?
A roux is a mixture of equal parts flour and fat. A lighter roux is used to thicken soups and stews while a darker, chocolate brown roux is what gives gumbo its unique flavor.
What is a Roux?
Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo Ingredients
Shrimp and sausage gumbo is most traditionally served over a bed of white rice.
This shrimp gumbo recipe will last in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
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