Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

This slow cooker recipe of classic Creole gumbo browns the flour in a skillet without fat so the final recipe has only 320 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
8 (3/4-cup) servings
Cook:
3 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1/3 c
all purpose flour
1 can(s)
(14 oz.) reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 c
chopped cooked chicken breast or turkey breast (10 ounces)
8 oz
smoked turkey sausage links, quartered lengthwise and sliced
2 c
sliced okra or one 10-ounce package frozen cut okra, partially thawed
1 c
water
1 c
onion, coarsely chopped
1 c
redf or green sweet pepper, coarsely chopped
1/2 c
celery, sliced
4 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
dried thyme, crushed
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
3 c
hot cooked browen rice

Step-By-Step

1For roux: In a heavy sauce pan, cook flour over medium heat about 6 minutes or until brown, still occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Gradually stir broth into flour. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

2Pour thickened flour mixture in a 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker.

3Add chicken, sausage, okra, the water, onion, sweet pepper, celery, garlic, thyme, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

4Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

5Skim off fat.

6Serve gumbo over hot cooked brown rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American