Asian Meets Cajun Gumbo

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Nutrition Per Serving: 

Calories 536, Cholesterol 73.7 mg, Protein 32.4 g, Fiber 9.0 g, Fat 13.2 g, Sodium 1829 mg, Carbohydrate 73.8 g, Calories from Fat 22%

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup
Soybean oil
10 1⁄2 ounces
Onions, chopped
1 ounce
Garlic, minced
2 ounces
Soy flour
2 ounces
All-purpose flour
2 gallons
Vegetable, fish or chicken stock
2 quarts
Soybeans, cooked and drained*
1 3⁄4 quart
Canned cut okra, drained
3 1⁄2 quarts
Canned stewed tomatoes
1 1⁄4 quart
Green pepper, diced
1 1⁄2 teaspoon
Salt
1 teaspoon
Ground pepper
2 pounds
Medium shrimp, cooked and peeled
1 1⁄4 gallon
Cooked white rice
1 33⁄100 tablespoon
Dried thyme, crushed
1 33⁄100 tablespoon
Cayenne pepper

Instructions for Asian Meets Cajun Gumbo

Heat oil in a heavy, large pot; add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are tender.

Mix flours together with 2 cups stock. Gradually stir flour mixture into onion mixture until a smooth thin paste forms.

Add soybeans, okra, tomatoes, green pepper, seasonings and remaining stock. Bring mixture to boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.

Add shrimp and simmer 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Ladle 12 to 16 ounces over rice.

*Cooking method for soybeans:

Add 1 pound dry soybeans to 1-1/2 to 2 quarts boiling water; boil 5 minutes.

Cover pot, remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.

Drain; add 1-1/2 quarts water. Do not add salt at this point or it will delay the softening of the beans.

Bring beans and water to boil; reduce heat and simmer, with lid tilted on pot, about 3 hours or until beans are tender.

Yield: 1 to 1-1/2 quarts cooked beans.