Shrimp & Mango Gumbo

Takes , serves 12.

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a 2-gallon rondeau; add onions, salt and pepper; cook until onions caramelize, about 8 minutes. Stir mango pieces and cilantro leaves into the onion mixture; transfer to a 4" half hotel pan; cover loosely and reserve at room temperature. In the same rondeau, heat the 4 tablespoons of olive oil. Stir in the celery, peppers, jalapeno and chipotle seasoning; sauté 5 minutes. Add the shrimp and garlic; cook another 5 minutes. Remove shrimp; set aside.

Add the shrimp broth and okra; simmer 10 minutes. Stir in reserved onion-mango mixture, shrimp and hot sauce; heat through to fully cook shrimp and season to taste with salt and pepper. Plate with ramekin mold of ½ cup rice; ladle one cup of gumbo around the rice and garnish with cilantro.

Source: Chef Michael J Garahan, Consultant, Joliet, IL

Shrimp & Mango Gumbo

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