Riley V's Gumbo

Published: January 1, 2023
Chef: KemoNine • Category: Dinner • Cuisine: Cajun


  • 4 onions, maybe 5
  • 1 head garlic
  • 6 bell peppers (any color)
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 cup veggie oil
  • 1 cup regular ass flower
  • chicken stock
  • 2lbs shrimp (peeled!)
  • 4 crabs (dead easier to work with…)


  • fill dutch oven until ~2 thumbs down from top with stock and heat it up
  • make roux on medium-high heat with flour and oil ; whisk non stop until light golden brown color
  • stir roux into dutch oven
  • sweat onion, pepper, celery until just wilted and add to dutch oven
  • dutch oven @ roiling boil
  • put rice on @ some point above
  • season with salt, white pepper, cayenne, smoked paprika, etc
  • boil back down to 2 knuckles below lip
  • cook down 3-4 hours
  • turn heat to low and add seafood
  • eat with rice once shrimp fully cooked

Pictured: A metal strainer full of the food you'd cook in a shrimp boil. The image was obtained from Unsplash at