California Gumbo


1 package of gumbo seasoning mix & stew meat seasoning mix
4 quarts chicken broth
2 bay leaves
2 large cans of stewed tomatoes
1 each of green and red bell pepper (cut-up)
2 garlic cloves
4 celery sticks (cut-up)
1 very large red onion (cut-up)
2 pounds of large shrimp
2 pounds of crab meat
2 pounds of prawns
1 package of beef links (cut-up)
1 package beef franks (cut-up)
3 large chicken breasts (cook and cut-up into pieces). Save chicken broth if you need more liquid after meat and seafood is added.
salt and pepper to taste
add a tiny bit of hot sauce


In a very very large pot add gumbo and stew meat seasoning mix.
Add chicken broth, stewed tomatoes, green and red bell peppers, garlic cloves, celery, and red onion.
Cook slowly for 1 hour.
Add (cut-up) beef links, franks, simmer for 1/2 hour.
Add shrimp, prawns, crab, chicken, bay leaves (add chicken broth if you need more liquid), simmer for 1/2 hour
Remove bay leaves, season for taste, and serve with rice.

Note: This is for a large group of people.