Easy Shrimp Gumbo

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Easy Shrimp Gumbo

4 ounces butter
4 ounces flour
1 medium onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 tsp garlic, minced
6 ounces okra, sliced
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups clam juice, bottled
1 pound raw shrimp, peeled & deveined
Hot pepper sauce to taste
2 cups rice, cooked

Melt the butter in a heavy soup pot. Whisk in the flour and cook, stirring frequently, over a medium-low flame until medium brown. Add the vegetables and stir. Add the liquids and bring to a simmer. Add the shrimp and simmer until the vegetables are soft (45-60 minutes). Adjust seasonings to taste, and serve over rice.



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