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Photo of Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo

Prep 10 Min

Cook 41 Min

Total 51 Min


For 8 servings

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

4 stalks celery, chopped d

1 large red onion, peeled and diced

1 large green bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 can diced tomatoes

1/4 tsp of cayenne peppers

2 bay leaves

2 tsp of Worcestershire sauce

4 cups of Seafood Stock

1 lb smoked sausage, sliced

2 cups cooked long-grain rice

1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Press the Sauté button on the Instant Pot and heat oil. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, until flour is medium brown in color, about 15 minutes.
  2. Add celery, onion, green pepper, garlic, and tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly, until the vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add cayenne, bay leaves, filé, Worcestershire sauce, and stock and stir well, then add sausage. Press the Cancel button.
  4. Close lid and set steam release to Sealing, then press the Manual button and adjust cook time to 8 minutes. When the timer beeps, quick release the pressure.
  5. Open lid and stir in shrimp, salt, and black pepper.
  6. Press the Cancel button, then press the Sauté button and cook for 8 minutes, or until shrimp are cooked through.
  7. Discard bay leaves.
  8. Serve hot over rice.
  9. Enjoy!