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Ms. Lucy’s Classic Cajun Culture & Cooking:Ms. Lucy's Shrimp Gumbo

Shrimp Gumbo


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 pounds shrimp
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped green onions
  • 6 hard-boiled eggs


Brown flour and oil to make a dark roux. Slowly add water and allow to medium boil for 30 minutes. Add shrimp and green onions. Slow boil for 20 minutes. Add boiled eggs, cutting 3 in half and putting the other 3 in whole and cook for 10 minutes on medium boil. Serve over rice. Serves 4.

Ms. Lucy's Shrimp GumboMs. Lucy's Shrimp Gumbo