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Favorite Gumbo Recipe? (No file or okra)

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Favorite Gumbo Recipe? (No file or okra)

Candice | Nov 27, 2006 10:17 PM

Some of the people I'm cooking for don't like okra and I don't have any file on hand. I'm planning on making a chicken, andouille, shrimp gumbo with a roux. Last time I made gumbo, I combined a bunch of recipes that I found on-line and made a butter-based dark roux. After searching here, it seems like an oil-based roux is the way to go. If I'm using a recipe that calls for okra/file and roux and want to omit the okra/file, do I need to make more roux and/or add less broth? Thanks for any recipes or advice, C-

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