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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

Florida Mullet Black-eyed Pea Gumbo

1 pound cooked mullet meat (smoked, grilled, or broiled)
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup white wine
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon anise seeds
2 teaspoons sugar
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
2  15-ounce cans black-eye peas, drained
1  10-ounce package frozen cut okra, thawed
2  20-ounce cans diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  salt and pepper to taste

Break mullet meat into bite-sized portions and set aside. In a large stock pot, saute onion, celery and garlic in butter until tender. Add flour and blend well. Stir in wine, oregano, basil, thyme, anise, sugar, peppers, okra and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add cooked mullet meat, parsley, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes or until meat is heated through.

6 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 290, Calories From Fat 61, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fatty Acid 0g, Cholesterol 47mg, Total Carbohydrates 34g, Protein 25g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.28g

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