Chicken, Sausage and Okra Gumbo

Chicken, Sausage And Okra Gumbo Recipe

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Jessica Hannan


I wanted gumbo for dinner (for several days now)
I selected a recipe that sounded about right, and then went and defrosted sausage when I needed chicken.
So I defrosted the chicken too and used both!


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  • 6 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • 1 large
    yellow onions
  • 1 large
    green bell pepper
  • 2 lb
    fresh okra
  • 1 can(s)
    petite diced tomatoes, 28 ounces
  • 1/4 c
    chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 c
  • 4 c
    chopped, precooked chicken
  • 1 pkg
    smoked sausage
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    salt (if needed, taste first)
  • 2 tsp
    creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground white pepper
  • 1 large
    bay leaf
  • ·
    lots of rice to go with!

How to Make Chicken, Sausage and Okra Gumbo


  1. Chop the onion and bell pepper in a food processor/mini chopper.
    Slice the okra into 1/4 inch slices, discarding tips and stem ends.
    Slice the sausage into bite sized pieces.
  2. Heat bacon drippings in a large cast iron skillet (with lid) over medium heat for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Once bacon drippings are hot, saute the onion and bell pepper until tender, 5-6 minutes.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes, juice and all, the water, chicken bouillon granules, sugar, creole seasoning, white pepper and bay leaf. Taste for salt. If needed, add the salt.
    Stir in the okra, chicken and sausage.
  5. Cover the pan and let simmer for 2 hours, stirring every 3 minutes, adding more water as necessary.

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About Chicken, Sausage and Okra Gumbo

Course/Dish: Chicken

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