Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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Rev BJ Friley

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Step-by-Step

  1. For 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.
  2. Pour thickened flour mixture in a 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker.
  3. Add chicken, sausage, okra, the water, onion, sweet pepper, celery, garlic, thyme, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  4. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
  5. Skim off fat.
  6. Serve gumbo over hot cooked brown rice.

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About Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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



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