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Recipe by Southern Living July 2001

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Yield:
8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired; set aside.

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  • Cook oil and flour in a Dutch oven over medium heat, whisking roux constantly until it is a dark caramel color (about 12 minutes).

  • Reduce heat to low; add onion and bell pepper, and saute 5 minutes or until tender.

  • Add broth gradually, stirring until blended. Stir in garlic and next 3 ingredients; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.

  • Add shrimp and green onions; cook, covered, 10 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.

  • Remove from heat, and stir in file powder. Let stand 10 minutes before serving; serve over rice with French bread.

  • Prep: 30 min., Cook: 1 hr., Stand: 10 min.

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