Braise onions, celery and green pepper in 2 tablespoons of oil.
In a separate pot mix 4 tablespoons of oil with flour. Brown well to make a French
Add water, bay leaves, ketchup, garlic, red and black pepper, Worcestershire
sauce and Tabasco sauce to vegetable mixture. Salt to taste. Cook gently until vegetables
are done and flavors well blended.
Add okra, tomatoes, shrimp and crab. Thicken with roux and simmer briefly, adding
water as needed, until the seafood is done.