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vietnamese rice and gumbo.

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david t. Apr 26, 2007 11:46 PM

I plan on making seafood gumbo this weekend and was wondering what kind of rice to use for the gumbo. I'm not a rice expert, but would vietnamese steamed rice work? Or does it have to be some specific type of rice.

  1. frankiii Apr 29, 2007 04:52 PM

    I use long grain Jasmine rice for most of the southern dishes I make. Gumbo is no exception. I have had no complaints.

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      Youffraita Apr 29, 2007 10:20 AM

      I think most gumbos would use regular rice. Paul Prudhomme recommends converted rice, but I don't think it's essential. If by Vietnamese rice you mean jasmine rice, the flavors might compete too much.

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