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Outer Banks Seafood Gumbo (Gluten-Free)

Outer Banks Seafood Gumbo (Gluten-Free)

Outer Banks Seafood Gumbo (Gluten-Free)---

Fresh local seafood is in abundance on the Outer Banks!  This scrumptious seafood gumbo recipe is a trifecta of lump crab, green tail shrimp, and kielbasa. 

Let's make some fabulous seafood gumbo!


  •   1 1/2 lbs. green tail shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lb. lump crab meat
  • 2 (13 oz.) Kielbasa, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 2 (10 oz.) Rotel, drained
  • 1 cup gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (32 oz.) chicken broth (gluten-free) 
  • 1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tbsp. chili seasoning
  • 1 (15 oz.) pinto beans
  • 3 green onions 


  • In a large stock pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and brown until it makes a roux.

  • Add diced vegetables. Saute until tender (around 5 minutes).

  •  Add the garlic, kielbasa, pinto beans, and seasoning. Continue to cook on medium heat. Stirring frequently.

  • Add Rotel, chicken broth, and water. Bring to a slow boil. Add shrimp and crab meat. Continue to boil for 10 minutes. 

  •  Reduce heat to a low. Simmer for 1 hour. Stir frequently.


We have Outer Banks Seafood Gumbo!!

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