Gumbo Popcorn Shrimp Shooters

Ingredients: 1 12 oz package SeaPak® Popcorn Shrimp 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 lb smoked sausage, diced (optional) 1/2...
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Ingredients:
1 12 oz package SeaPak® Popcorn Shrimp
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 lb smoked sausage, diced (optional)
1/2 onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 package Gumbo Mix with Rice (we used Zatarain's®)
1 cup chopped green onion (optional for garnish)
Instructions:
In a large saucepan on medium-high heat, add the oil, smoked sausage if you like, onion, and bell pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is translucent (about 3-5 minutes).
Stir in 5 cups water and Gumbo Mix with Rice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender (about 25 minutes).
While rice is cooking, prepare the popcorn shrimp according to package directions and keep warm.
To assemble shooters: Fill the shooters with gumbo mixture and top with a popcorn shrimp. Garnish with green onion.

Gumbo Shopping Tip

Southern food is a mixture of Native American, Creole, and European influences. Staples of this comfort food include corn (in all its forms), honey, chicken, pork, and seafood, all easily found at any neighborhood grocery store.

Gumbo Cooking Tip

Southern and comfort food is often rich and heavy, be sure to include lots of greens and vegetables with these dishes.