Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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




Show 7 Comments & Reviews

22 Mouth-watering Fried Chicken Recipes

22 Mouth-Watering Fried Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fried chicken makes everything better. Here are 22 oh-so-wonderful recipes to make homemade fried chicken!

25 Delicious Recipes For Newlyweds

25 Delicious Recipes for Newlyweds

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Now that you've done that whole marriage thing, tackling these delicious recipes shouldn't be a problem. From breakfast to dinner to dessert, these are recipes any newlywed should be able...

Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew

When the weather gets warmer, my grill gets a workout. Chicken becomes a staple in my dinner rotation and grilled chicken is seriously one of the simplest meals to prepare...