Sam's Chicken Gumbo Recipe

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Sam's Chicken Gumbo

Candace Lemings


No two gumbos are ever the same! But when there's a recipe to follow it can get pretty close sometimes... ;)
This recipe is also from my grandmother-in-law.

★★★★★ 1 vote
~ 6 to 8
45 Min
Stove Top


chicken thighs, skinless and boneless
2 links
sausage, smoked, all meat
3 small
onions, chopped
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
1 can(s)
cream of chicken soup
green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 tsp
ground thyme
dry roux mix
1 c
okra, chopped or sliced
salt to taste
black pepper to taste
extra chicken broth (optional)


1Boil chicken with 1/2 of the onions, celery and bell pepper.
2When almost done, remove chicken from broth and cut into bite-sized pieces.
3Slice sausage and brown.
4When sausage is browned, all remaining onions, celery and bell pepper; saute'.
5Add chicken and stir to blend flavors, then put everything back into the broth and add thyme.
6Cook long enough for flavors to thoroughly blend. Add roux mix to thicken to taste.
7Add okra at the end, just long enough for it to get tender.
8If desired add extra broth.
9Serve over rice.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #cajun, #Gumbo