Acadian shrimp and file gumbo

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Mixed vegetables - green pepper, onion and celery
1 tablespoon Garlic - minced
¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
¼ teaspoon White pepper
1 pounds Shrimp
2 teaspoons Paprika
2 teaspoons Seasoned pepper
½ ounce Thyme
2 tablespoons Tomato sauce
1½ ounce File powder
1 ounce Oregano
1 ounce Paprika
½ cup Seafood stock
1½ cup File gumbo (see recipe)
\N \N Green onions - to garnish



FILE GUMBO: Saute vegetables in a little oil until soft and add garlic and file powder. Stir in the pepper and spices. Cook mixture for 5 minutes and stir in tomato sauce. Cook for 10 minutes and add seafood stock. simmer until thickened and serve alone or use in Acadian shrimp dish.

ACADIAN SHRIMP: Heat a heavy frying pan until very hot. Add the shrimp, paprika and seasoned pepper and saute quickly until shrimp just turns pink. Add the file gumbo to the pan and cook 1 minute or until heated through. Serve in a bowl garnished with green onion along with plenty of cornbread. Serves 1 to 2.

Chef Randy Wilson, The Bayou, Calgary, Alberta Appeared in Calgary Sun July 23, 1990

Calories per serving: Number of Servings: 2 Fat grams per serving: Approx. Cook Time: Cholesterol per serving: Marks:

Submitted By FRED TOWNER On 09-15-95

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