Slow Cooker Crab Gumbo

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    271

A decadent and flavorful lunchtime treat. Rice and okra turn this Southern-inspired soup into a hearty and filling meal.

recipe updated Jul 12, 2019

Ingredients

  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    15ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    6g
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    90g
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    50g
  • Canned chopped tomatoes icon
    Canned chopped tomatoes
    369g
  • Fish stock icon
    Fish stock
    600ml
  • Long grain rice icon
    Long grain rice
    43g
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    about 2 sprigs
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    1g
  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes
    0g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Okra icon
    Okra
    163g
  • Crabmeat icon
    Crabmeat
    213g
  • Rustic french bread icon
    Rustic french bread
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside onion: finely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside garlic clove: chopped
  3. Prep and set aside celery stalk: sliced
  4. Prep and set aside carrot: diced
  5. Prep and set aside okra: sliced
  6. Prep and set aside rustic french bread: warm & sliced
  7. Get a clean large cast iron skillet
  8. Add sunflower oil
  9. Heat
  10. Add prepared onion
  11. Fry until softened - 5 min
  12. Add prepared garlic clove
  13. Add prepared celery stalk
  14. Add prepared carrot and mix
  15. Add canned chopped tomatoes
  16. Add fish stock
  17. Add long grain rice
  18. Add fresh thyme
  19. Add bay leaves
  20. Add red pepper flakes
  21. Season with salt & pepper
  22. Boil
  23. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to slow cooker bowl and cover
  24. Cook in slow cooker until tender - 4 hr, high heat
  25. Stir
  26. Add prepared okra
  27. Add crabmeat and cover
  28. Cook in slow cooker - 30 min, high heat
  29. Ladle soup into medium bowl
  30. Top with crabmeat
  31. Top with prepared rustic french bread
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