Shrimp Gumbo Recipe 
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Shrimp Gumbo

1 ham hock
3 quarts water
4 green peppers, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
4 onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 pounds cut okra
1/2 bunch parsley, cut fine
4 tablespoons bacon fat
2 14.5 ounce cans tomatoes
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons salt
2 pounds shrimp
2 cans crabmeat
1 jar oysters

Put ham hock in water.

In skillet with bacon grease combine peppers, celery, onions, garlic, okra, and parsley; cook slowly for 30 minutes.

To ham hock and water add ingredients cooked in skillet.

To all this add tomatoes, paprika, sugar, Worcestershire, black pepper and salt. Simmer for 3 hours. The last 5 minutes of cooking add shrimp, crabmeat and oysters.

Serve over small serving of rice.

Serves 12 or more and freezes well.

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