Crab Gumbo

Gombo aux Crabes

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About


  • A Dozen Hard-Shell or Soft-Shell Crabs
  • An Onion
  • 6 Large Fresh Tomatoes


This is a great fast-day or maigre dish with the Creoles. Hard- or Soft-Shell Crabs may be used, though more frequently the former, as they are always procurable, and far cheaper than the latter article, which is considered a luxury. Crabs are always sold alive. Scald the Hard-Shell Crabs and clean according to recipe already given, taking off the “dead man’s fing