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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Fancy Florida Seafood Gumbo

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12 ounces oysters, drained
8 ounces blue crab claw meat
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon anise seeds
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon crushed red peppers
1 10-ounce package frozen okra
2 20-ounce cans diced tomatoes
Remove remaining shell or cartilage from oysters and crab and set aside. Cook onion, celery and garlic in butter until tender. Add anise, salt, sugar, peppers, okra and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add oysters and simmer an additional 15 minutes. Add crab and heat thoroughly. Serve over rice.

8-10 servings

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Fancy Florida Seafood Gumbo

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